Student Living: America’s Top College Cities
Life in a college town is appealing for those both in and out of school. This is paricularly true for cities with multiple colleges or large campuses. They tend to attract great nightlife, cheap eats and tons of cultural events. This combination is great for empty nesters, renters on budgets or anyone who appreciates multi-cultural learning opportunities and entertainment.
Citylab.com has charted America’s biggest and best based on enrollment data for some 750 metro and micropolitan locations across the U.S. Here are some fun facts from the study:
- More than half (55.9%) of America’s 9.5 million college students attend college in 52 metros with more than 1 million people.
- More than a quarter (27.6%) go to school in the nation’s 10 largest metros — that’s 4.7 million college students.
If you’re looking for an apartment in a city where universities are prevalent, check out the top 10 below and start planning. Just click on the college or university you’re interested in, and you can also see the closest apartments available!
America’s Top College Cities
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