CU named "one of the best" college towns

Published 04/01 2013 05:12PM

Updated 04/01 2013 05:25PM

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- This area is named one of the best college towns for students. The American Institute of Economic Research put the top 75-destinatinos into four groups based on population.

CU ranked 6th in the "College Town" category. The list was based on student diversity, unemployment, degree attainment and earning potential among other factors.

The number one town on the list was Ithaca, New York.

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