BLOG: Fayetteville Named to “Top 10 College Towns 2013”

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The fourth annual list of of the best college towns in America is out, and Fayettevillle makes the cut. compiled research looking for the following:

  • cities with a high quality of life (ranging from cost of living to walkability to population)
  • cities where a university is a top employer and key economic driver

They then took those factors and ranked them according to:

  • student to resident ratios
  • educational attainment
  • college-led community outreach program
  • percentage of students staying in the area

You can read more about the list, here.