U of M alums are most frequent visitors of adultery website, poll shows


A matchmaking website for those looking to find affairs or cheating partners says the University of Minnesota is the most common alma mater of adulterers in a recent poll.

AshleyMadison.com polled 10,350 of its members and found that the largest percentage, 7.8 percent, attended the U of M followed by Arizona State University (7.4 percent) and SUNY Buffalo (6.8 percent).

Midwest neighbors University of Iowa and University of Michigan also made the list. Click here for the complete Top 10.

The results also show that the most common major of those polled is psychology and nearly a quarter have post-graduate degrees.

AshleyMadison.com Founder & CEO Noel Biderman said many of the universities on the list have developed reputations as party schools.

"It’s apparent from our survey that certain campuses offer a climate that's more conducive to would-be adulterers," Biderman said.

Last year, the adultery website released a list of top ten cities in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area for those looking to cheat. Woodbury, Minn. came in at No. 1.

AshleyMadison.com has attracted more than 20 million users since it began in 2001 and recently expanded in Japan, India and Hong Kong, the Associated Press said.

Singapore's government recently blocked access to the Canada-based website due to its "flagrant disregard of our family values and public morality."

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