• Lexington has a population of 260,000 but still has a small-town atmosphere
  • In 2013-14 it was ranked the ninth-best small metro college town by the American Institute for Economic Research
  • Livability.com ranked Lexington a top five college town
  • The Bluegrass is known for its rolling hills, horse farms as well as Keeneland and Red Mile race tracks
  • Lexington is within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population
  • The heart of downtown is just a 10-minute walk from campus residence halls, while a 10-minute drive from campus leads you to acres of rolling hills, bluegrass and picturesque horse farms
  • Within a short walk or a quick ride on the COLT Trolley from campus, you will find dozens of top-notch restaurants, coffee shops, pizza places, live music venues, dance clubs, unique book stores, vintage CD and vinyl stores and clothing boutiques, and plenty of little shops selling all kinds of things you didn’t know you needed

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