One list that just came out this year from Livability.com puts Fayetteville at number four in "10 Best College Towns 2014." Last year, the city ranked ninth on the same list.
The Livability.com article applauds Fayetteville on its "southern charm," "innovative businesses," and "breathtaking natural attractions."
The ranking criteria for the list includes student population, percentage of 24- to 35-year-olds, affordable housing, walkability, education sector jobs, educational attainment, and entertainment venues.
Here are the cities that made the list:
- Ames, Iowa
- Logan, Utah
- Oxford, Ohio
- Fayetteville, Arkansas
- Tempe, Arizona
- Charlottesville, Virginia
- Champaign, Illinois
- Moscow, Idaho
- South Bend, Indiana
- Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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