Slices | October 14, 2013
For students who are looking to find life-long love along with getting their degree while at college, Facebook has released new research that may help. Because a study found that 28 percent of married couples on Facebook met their spouse in college, the team of researchers decided to look at what universities’ perspective students would most likely meet their future spouse while at school. The social media researchers matched colleges with the numbers of married alumni, and factored in issues like gender ratio, to come up with the findings.
Here’s what they uncovered: Men are most likely to find a wife at Christian schools including Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary in Iowa (67 percent of men met their wife-to-be at the school), Harding University in Arkansas and Martin Luther College in Minnesota. For women, the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Indiana (where 70 percent of female graduates married an alumni!), Michigan Technological University and the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, were the schools were they would most likely meet their future husbands. You can go here to see a full list of their findings, which for the most part, is dominated by small Christian colleges … Discuss