The Top 20 College Towns

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) has released the 2013-2014 AIER College Destinations Index which ranks the Top 75 Towns And Cities with student populations of at least 15,000. Given our particular fondness for college towns, we’ve listed the top 20 college towns ranked in the report.

blacksburg va

Blacksburg, Virginia

Which of these are your favorite college towns?

Top College Towns Rankings:

  1. Ithaca, NY
  2. Ames, IA
  3. State College, PA
  4. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL
  5. Iowa City, IA
  6. Corvallis, OR
  7. Champaign-Urbana, IL
  8. Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA
  9. Charlottesville, VA
  10. Lawrence, KS
  11. Lafayette, IN
  12. Columbia, MO
  13. Morgantown, WV
  14. College Station-Bryan, TX
  15. Fargo, ND-MN
  16. Burlington-South Burlington, VT
  17. Manhattan, KS
  18. Logan, UT-ID
  19. Bloomington, IN
  20. Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

Smart College Visit, Inc. is happy to be located in the college town of Blacksburg Va. The Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Radford region combined with nearby Roanoke, Va. make us a thriving education corridor.

Click: AIER Names 75 Best College Towns and Cities for 2013-2014 for the complete press release.


Z. Kelly Queijo

Author: Z. Kelly Queijo

Kelly is founder of Smart College Visit and Smart College Consulting. When she's not creating content for the blog or clients, tweeting, or hosting #CampusChat, she's planning her next mobile move.

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