Education resources in the Fox Cities are among the best in the country. Appleton schools consistently rank in the top districts in the nation, and students consistently exceed state and national scholastic test score averages.

Lawrence University, located in downtown Appleton, is a nationally recognized undergraduate institution consisting of a college of liberal arts and sciences and a conservatory of music, and offers a wealth of cultural opportunities to the public. Three University of Wisconsin campuses (UW-Oshkosh, UW-Green Bay and UW-Fox Valley College) are within an hour’s drive of the Fox Cities, as are several private universities and community technical colleges.