University Towns

Communities, typically small or medium-sized towns or cities, that have economies centered on a university and the university population.

Quick Facts

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3584
Names
university towns
university town
towns, university
university cities
universiteitssteden Dutch
universiteitsstad Dutch
ciudades universitarias Spanish
ciudad universitaria Spanish

More Definitions

Communities, relatively large in size, that are the location of a university, which is a type of degree-granting institution.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300008429. The J. Paul Getty Trust.