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Study: Top 20 Best (And Worst) College Cities in the United States For 2018

Ann Arbor Michigan, home of the University of Michigan, was ranked as the best college city in the United States, according to a new WalletHub study.

The rest of the top 5 include: Orlando, Florida; Rexburg, Idaho; Provo, Utah and Austin, Texas.

At the very bottom of the overall ranking we find Germantown in Montgomery County, Maryland, home of Montgomery College (MC).

Behind Germantown came Silver Spring, Maryland; Arlington, Virginia; Newton, MA; and Bridgeport, CT.

The organization looked at 415 college cities and towns in the U.S., based on 28 key indicators, including lowest cost of living, highest share of rental units, most students per capita, and most nightlife options per capita.

Top 20 Best (And Worst) College Cities in the United States For 2018:

Top 20 Best College Cities in the United States Top 20 Worst College Cities in the United States
1. Ann Arbor, Michigan
2. Orlando, Florida
3. Rexburg, Idaho
4. Provo, Utah
5. Austin, Texas
6. Las Vegas, NV
7. Scottsdale, AZ
8. West Lafayette, IN
9. Tampa, FL
10. San Diego, CA
11. Storrs, CT
12. East Lansing, MI
13. Gainesville, FL
14. Amherst Center, MA
15. Orem, UT
16. Berkeley, CA
17. Seattle, WA
18. College Station, Texas
19. Portland, OR
20. Charlottesville, VA
1.Germantown, MD (415th)
2. Silver Spring, MD
3. Arlington, VA
4. Newton, MA
5. Bridgeport, CT
6. Kendall, FL
7. Shreveport, LA
8. Brookline, MA
9. East Los Angeles, CA
10. New Rochelle, NY
11. Columbia, MD
12. Miami Gardens, FL
13. Jersey City, NJ
14. Portsmouth, VA
15. Montgomery, AL
16. Towson, MD
17. Augusta, GA
18. Thousand Oaks, CA
19. Hampton, VA
20. Pueblo, CO (396th)
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
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