Friday, Mar. 24, 2017

Top College Sports Towns

Forbes created this list of the best college sports towns, based on the top 50 finishers in the Director's Cup, an award issued through the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics to schools based on their performance in every sport. From there, quality of life measures were considered, such as the city's surrounding public schools, crime rates and affordable housing.

  1. Ann Arbor, Mich., University of Michigan
  2. Chapel Hill, N.C. University of North Carolina
  3. Norman, Okla. University of Oklahoma
  4. Palo Alto, Calif. Stanford University
  5. College Station, Texas. Texas A&M University
  6. Austin, Texas. University of Texas
  7. Fayetteville, Ark. University of Arkansas
  8. Lexington, Ky. University of Kentucky
  9. College Park, Md. University of Maryland
  10. State College, Pa., Penn State University

Source: Forbes

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