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This Is the Best College Town in America

2 Florida cities also make WalletHub's list
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 12, 2017 1:08 PM CST
This Is the Best College Town in America
An overview of Michigan Stadium is seen during an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Oct. 7, 2017.   (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

(Newser) – High school seniors already thinking about what college they want to attend next September might get some help from WalletHub. Evaluating wallet friendliness (e.g., student debt, cost of living), social environment (students per capita, nightlife, crime), and academic and economic opportunities (quality of education, unemployment), the site has come up with a list of the best college towns and cities in America to serve as a home away from home. The top 10, with a population of at least 7,500 students:

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1. Ann Arbor, Mich.
2. Orlando, Fla.
3. Rexburg, Idaho
4. Provo, Utah
5. Austin, Texas
6. Las Vegas
7. Scottsdale, Ariz.
8. West Lafayette, Ind.
9. Tampa, Fla.
10. San Diego

Click for the full list or see the safest and least safe cities in America. (Read more lists stories.)

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