Fortune magazine once named ;ustin one of the country’s top five “intellectual
capitals,” and it’s no wonder. Forbes has ranked Austin the third-biggest “brain
magnet” city, and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks UT Austin among its “Best
Values in Public Colleges” list. And, according to an American Community
Survey, ;ustin ranks fifth in the number of college graduates, with ; 1.; percent
of the population holding a degree.