The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) has ranked
Duluth, Minnesota, as the 14th top location in the "Small Metro"
category in the U.S. in its 2012 AIER College Destinations Index. This
is the first year Duluth has been included in the top ranks. The AIER
index includes the top 75 towns and cities in the United States for
college students, based on a larger evaluation of the 227 U.S.
metropolitan statistical areas with student populations of 15,000 or
more. Of the top 75 places receiving high ranking, only one other
Minnesota location, Minneapolis-St. Paul in the "Major Metro" category,
made the list. Visit the AIER website to view the complete AIER College Destinations Index analysis https://www.aier.org/cdi.