Rexburg Number Three College Town 2018
Well, the word is out about Rexburg Idaho and BYUI. WalletHub has just published their list of 2018's Best College Towns and Cities in America, and BYUI rated number three in the nation. It even beat out BYU Provo who took 4th position. The popular financial website discusses the all important campus visit for incoming students, city tours, and academic success, and personal development.
To come up with the best college towns, they examined 415 cities and ranked them on friendliness, social environment, and academic and economic opportunities. Some of the metrics they used include:
- Wallet Friendliness - Factors like rent, cost of living, fitness club fees and others.
- Social Environment - Students to Locals ratio, single people, city accessibility and more.
- Academic and Economic - Quality of Education, part-time work opportunities, entrepreneurial activity.
This is a great little article and puts Rexburg in a very positive light. See the full article here.