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

Courtesy CNN

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.

Filed in: Offbeat

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