College, it turns out, is an experience shaped as much by what's happening off campus as it is in the classroom. We've selected the top 10 best college towns that provide plenty of culture and things to do when you're not studying. .
We've done the homework for you. Find out which cities are the best for recent college grads..
With the start of a new school year we present the Top 10 College Towns for 2011. These are places where you don't have to be an undergrad to have all the fun. Sure, the presence of a college gives you sports teams, arts scenes and nightlife to cheer for, but these towns offer dynamic living and a range of entertainment options to keep you busy. Take a look at our picks. .
Our third annual list of the best college towns looks at cities where the college plays an integral part of the economy and culture. We ranked the cities according to the ratio of students to residents, cost of living and entertainment options. You'll be surprised by what we found. .
Our Top 10 College Towns 2013 list showcases communities with strong ties to the universities that call them home. These places offer residents a high quality of life thanks largely to the impact the college has on the town..