Atlanta: A Best College City

With college-application deadlines approaching and students scheduling campus visits for the spring, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best & Worst College Cities & Towns in America.

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 College Experience in Atlanta (1=Best; 163=Avg.)
12th – Quality of Higher Education
160th – Cost of Higher Education
1st – Number of Nightlife Options per Capita
19th – Brain Drain
56th – City Accessibility
24th – Student Gender Balance
65th – Number of Students per Capita
For the full report, please visit WalletHub.


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