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Old 10-14-2009, 07:38 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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10. Bloomington, Ind.

9. Charlottesville, Va.

8. Columbia, Mo.
7. Chapel Hill, N.C.

6. Fayetteville, Ark.

5. Lexington, Ky.

4. State College, Pa.

3. Madison, Wis.

2. Palo Alto, Calif.

1. Ann Arbor, Mich.


I could pretty much accept this one! My team made it at #7!! tell me if you disagree or you think someone else should be on this list!

here is the link for the info

Top College Sports Towns - Forbes.com
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Old 10-14-2009, 07:52 AM
 
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Athens GA
Blacksburg VA
Boulder CO
Oxford MS
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Old 10-14-2009, 08:22 AM
 
Location: West Seattle, WA
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10. Bloomington, Ind.

9. Charlottesville, Va.

8. Columbia, Mo.
7. Chapel Hill, N.C.

6. Fayetteville, Ark.

5. Lexington, Ky.

4. State College, Pa.

3. Madison, Wis.

2. Palo Alto, Calif.

1. Ann Arbor, Mich.


I could pretty much accept this one! My team made it at #7!! tell me if you disagree or you think someone else should be on this list!

here is the link for the info

Top College Sports Towns - Forbes.com
Good list, and good suggestions by JMT. But how is it that Boston was overlooked? It's the mother of college towns.
Some others that I love:

Missoula, MT (U of MT)
Santa Barbara, CA (UC SB)
Winter Park, FL (Rollins College)
Northampton, MA (Smith College)
Hanover, NH (Dartmouth College)
Columbus, OH (Ohio State Univ)
Princeton, NJ (Princeton)
Austin, TX (Univ of Texas)
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Old 10-14-2009, 08:44 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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where's New Haven?
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Old 10-14-2009, 11:02 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, OH
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Don't forget about Columbus OH...50,000+ students ar OSU alone.
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Old 10-14-2009, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Funky Town, Texas
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College Station, Texas
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Old 10-14-2009, 01:01 PM
 
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There is a big difference between a college town (Charlottesville) and a city with a large university (Columbus).
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Old 10-14-2009, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Chicago, Il
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Champaign-Urbana, Il - University of Illinois
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Old 10-14-2009, 01:44 PM
 
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10. Bloomington, Ind.

9. Charlottesville, Va.

8. Columbia, Mo.
7. Chapel Hill, N.C.

6. Fayetteville, Ark.

5. Lexington, Ky.

4. State College, Pa.

3. Madison, Wis.

2. Palo Alto, Calif.

1. Ann Arbor, Mich.


I could pretty much accept this one! My team made it at #7!! tell me if you disagree or you think someone else should be on this list!

here is the link for the info

Top College Sports Towns - Forbes.com
Forbes and their stupid lists. BTW, you're heading is best college towns or cities. The link you provided is for top college sports towns. With that said, with the exception of Madison, I wouldn't rank any of those cities as the best college town or city. As far as top college sports towns are concerned, has anyone heard of Gainesville, FL?

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Old 10-14-2009, 01:50 PM
 
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Don't forget about Columbus OH...50,000+ students ar OSU alone.
What does 50,000+ students have to do with the rankings? The University of Minnesota in Minneapolis also has over 50,000 students. Heck, there are well over 100,000 students attending colleges and universities throughout the Minneapolis area, which make MPLS. - STPL. a top 10 college city.

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