A new in-depth analysis has identified 2015’s best and worst college cities and towns in America. College Station ranked second overall. Austin and Houston were third and fourth of the large cities.
WalletHub, a personal finance website, conducted the study “with college-application deadlines approaching and students scheduling campus visits for the spring.”
To identify the college cities and towns offering the best combination of academic, social and economic growth potential for college students, WalletHub ranked 326 U.S. cities based on 23 key metrics, ranging from the quality of higher education to crime rates to cost of living.
The full analysis is at wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-college-cities-and-towns-in-america/8974.