December 01, 2015

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) recently released a study on college destinations that names Ames as the best college town in the United States.

The study, which was released Nov. 23, ranked the top college towns with a population under 250,000 in the country. Iowa City was ranked third on the list, with Ithaca, N.Y., in second.

November 29, 2015

"The city by the bay" — with its prime access to some of the country's best bars and restaurants, its diverse population, and its wealth of cultural activities — is the top major metropolitan area for college students, according to a new ranking from American Institute for Economic Research (AIER).

The rankings are calculated using 11 criteria that

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November 27, 2015

San Diego was named in the top 10 of best college towns in a recent ranking by the American Institute for Economic Research.

In a ranking of the top 15 major metropolitan areas with 2.5 million people, San Diego was ninth on the list of best cities for college students. The rating system weighed the cost of rent, city accessibility, arts and entertainment, bars and restaurants

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November 27, 2015

The Tampa Bay area is the 15th best place in the United States for college students, according to a new ranking from the American Institute for Economic Research.

The group, a nonprofit think tank that focuses on economic trends and personal economics, ranked metropolitan areas on everything from

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November 23, 2015

When high school seniors decide which college to attend, the academic and extracurricular offerings of certain universities are usually their top consideration. On Monday, the American Institute for Economic Research released another set of criteria that they may want to contemplate: the best cities for college students.

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