The Best College Town in Every State



Downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan with the University of Michigan bell tower in the background

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Having an institution of higher learning located within the city limits is only one part of being a great college town. The best versions are friendly, medium-sized cities or small towns that punch well above their weight in the world of cultural attractions while also being home to a myriad of great bars & restaurants. Having a top-notch sports team to watch on the local campus doesn’t hurt, either.

Click on the slideshow to see the best in each state.