Best College Reviews releases list of 50 best college towns in the country, Corvallis features among top 10

Corvallis has been named number 10 among Best College Reviews' "50 best college towns in America."

The city of Corvallis released a notification on their website Tuesday to highlight the 2014 announcement. Considerations Best College Reviews takes into account include livability, student-to-resident ratio, cultural offerings, school presence and large employers nearby.

Highlights of Corvallis making the list include the city's No. 1 Green Power Community ranking in 2009, mention as one of the smartest towns in America and Oregon State University's mission as a land-grant university, according to the Best College Reviews website.

Additional information provided lists the current Corvallis population at 55,055 with a student population of 27,952.

Other cities that made the list include Boulder, Colo. at No. 1, Ann Arbor, Mich. at No. 2 and Madison, Wis. at No. 3.

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