28% of married couples attended the same college and 15% of people went to high school with their spouse, according to data compiled by Facebook analysts.
Looking at data from all couples in the United States that both list their marriage on Facebook, the social media site compiled what high schools and colleges these couples attended, and came up with a few interesting takeaways.
Based on the percentages of couples who went to school together, Facebook determined that you are more likely to marry someone from your high school if you live in a loosely populated area. People from densely populated areas are less likely to marry someone from their high school.
The list of the most popular colleges for married couples was dominated by religious and technical schools, and Facebook notes that almost half of the schools had more men than women.
Here are the top colleges where women find spouses, according to Facebook:
And the colleges where men are most likely to find spouses:
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