Ranked among the Top 10 College Town, the University of Missouri plays a major role in Columbia’s economy and culture and is a big reason why the city has repeated appearances on the Top 100 Best Places to Live. Well-manicured parks, good cuisine, shopping choices and nightspots help give Columbia a distinct vibe and sophistication, and luxuries include a strong healthcare system, thriving downtown and an award-winning MKT Trail for hiking and biking.
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