The Top 10 College Towns

The Top 10 College Towns


Ithaca, N.Y.

Population: 102,544

Colleges: Cornell University, Ithaca College

If you can brave the harsh winters, this town ranks first on AIER measures of entrepreneurial activity and research and development, plus it has a high number of college-educated residents. “You can find more than 100 waterfalls, lakes, and gorges dotting the landscape near Ithaca college,” according to AIER.

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