College Rankings - Local Atmosphere

Making the grade: A high Local Atmosphere grade indicates that the area surrounding campus is safe and scenic. Other factors include nearby attractions, proximity to other schools, and the town's attitude toward students. How exactly does CP calculate these grades?

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St. Catherine University
Saint Paul, MN
3,663
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St. Edward's University
Austin, TX
4,240
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Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX
8,456
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Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
8,357
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University of Denver
Denver, CO
5,394
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University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
5,457
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University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
6,508
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St. Thomas - Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN
6,309
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University of Texas - Austin
Austin, TX
39,955
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Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA
885
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American University
Washington, DC
7,299
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Augsburg College
Minneapolis, MN
2,830
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Bellarmine University
Louisville, KY
2,730
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Belmont University
Nashville, TN
5,289
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Bethel University - Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN
2,792
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Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham, AL
1,305
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Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
9,837
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Boston University
Boston, MA
18,140
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Carlow University
Pittsburgh, PA
1,955
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Chatham University
Pittsburgh, PA
922
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Chestnut Hill College
Philadelphia, PA
1,581
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College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
10,506
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Colorado Christian University
Lakewood, CO
3,546
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Concordia University Chicago
River Forest, IL
1,514
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Concordia University Irvine
Irvine, CA
1,738