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The Best College in Every City in the U.S.

You like the idea of going to college in a city, but which city? We’re helping you figure that out by showing you the best college in every major city in America. Does one of these urban colleges catch your eye? Click on the name of the school to find out more info.

This list is based on our 2019 Best Colleges ranking, which features tons of filters to help you find the right college for you.

 

City College City Population Niche Student Life Grade Full-Time Enrollment Net Price
City Population 346,776
Niche Student Life Grade A
Full-Time Enrollment 1,636
Net Price $47,233
City Population 383,899
Niche Student Life Grade B
Full-Time Enrollment 16,679
Net Price $11,952
City Population 456,378
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 13,815
Net Price $13,340
City Aurora, CO
City Population 351,131
Niche Student Life Grade B+
Full-Time Enrollment 8,530
Net Price $13,751
City Austin, TX
City Population 907,779
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 37,234
Net Price $16,010
City Population 621,000
Niche Student Life Grade A-
Full-Time Enrollment 5,621
Net Price $27,352
City Boston, MA
City Population 658,279
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 13,444
Net Price $29,998
City Population 258,989
Niche Student Life Grade B-
Full-Time Enrollment 7,598
Net Price $12,046
City Population 808,834
Niche Student Life Grade A-
Full-Time Enrollment 20,263
Net Price $12,084
City Population 2,714,017
Niche Student Life Grade A
Full-Time Enrollment 5,978
Net Price $31,068
City Population 298,011
Niche Student Life Grade A
Full-Time Enrollment 21,558
Net Price $19,978
City Population 389,165
Niche Student Life Grade B+
Full-Time Enrollment 4,990
Net Price $33,124
City Population 837,038
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 41,862
Net Price $17,971
City Dallas, TX
City Population 1,278,433
Niche Student Life Grade B+
Full-Time Enrollment 2,408
Net Price $24,669
City Denver, CO
City Population 663,303
Niche Student Life Grade A
Full-Time Enrollment 5,491
Net Price $32,940
City Population 683,443
Niche Student Life Grade B+
Full-Time Enrollment 12,003
Net Price $11,910
City Durham, NC
College Duke University
City Population 251,761
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 6,577
Net Price $19,950
City Population 815,930
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 8,608
Net Price $33,362
College Rice University
City Population 2,240,582
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 3,836
Net Price $22,061
City Population 846,674
Niche Student Life Grade B+
Full-Time Enrollment 4,199
Net Price $33,290
City Population 261,666
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 184
Net Price $19,289
City Population 471,767
Niche Student Life Grade A-
Full-Time Enrollment 1,409
Net Price $23,753
City Population 469,793
Niche Student Life Grade A
Full-Time Enrollment 27,953
Net Price $9,867
City Population 3,918,872
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 18,195
Net Price $32,932
City Population 611,573
Niche Student Life Grade A-
Full-Time Enrollment 12,434
Net Price $16,249
College Rhodes College
City Population 655,857
Niche Student Life Grade B
Full-Time Enrollment 1,984
Net Price $29,839
City Mesa, AZ
City Population 470,456
Niche Student Life Grade B
Full-Time Enrollment 3,354
Net Price $12,370
City Miami, FL
City Population 432,622
Niche Student Life Grade B
Full-Time Enrollment 21,075
Net Price $7,675
City Population 598,672
Niche Student Life Grade B+
Full-Time Enrollment 2,528
Net Price $23,998
City Population 404,670
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 29,566
Net Price $16,242
City Population 643,771
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 6,817
Net Price $23,150
City Population 382,922
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 6,487
Net Price $32,515
City Population 8,461,961
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 7,552
Net Price $22,973
City Newark, NJ
City Population 280,139
Niche Student Life Grade B+
Full-Time Enrollment 6,680
Net Price $10,771
College Mills College
City Population 412,040
Niche Student Life Grade B
Full-Time Enrollment 775
Net Price $27,647
City Population 620,015
Niche Student Life Grade B
Full-Time Enrollment 1,624
Net Price $26,002
City Omaha, NE
City Population 443,072
Niche Student Life Grade B+
Full-Time Enrollment 3,981
Net Price $30,353
City Population 263,306
Niche Student Life Grade A-
Full-Time Enrollment 565
Net Price $18,603
City Population 1,559,938
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 10,468
Net Price $22,944
City Population 1,555,324
Niche Student Life Grade A
Full-Time Enrollment 8,238
Net Price $12,876
City Population 305,305
Niche Student Life Grade A-
Full-Time Enrollment 6,069
Net Price $35,250
College Reed College
City Population 620,589
Niche Student Life Grade A-
Full-Time Enrollment 1,379
Net Price $27,805
City Population 441,326
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 20,951
Net Price $13,066
City Population 318,678
Niche Student Life Grade A
Full-Time Enrollment 5,885
Net Price $25,875
City Population 484,530
Niche Student Life Grade A-
Full-Time Enrollment 23,234
Net Price $9,127
City Population 1,439,358
Niche Student Life Grade A-
Full-Time Enrollment 2,250
Net Price $28,569
City Population 1,374,812
Niche Student Life Grade B
Full-Time Enrollment 27,386
Net Price $14,770
City Population 850,282
Niche Student Life Grade B+
Full-Time Enrollment 6,450
Net Price $35,054
City Population 1,009,363
Niche Student Life Grade B
Full-Time Enrollment 21,613
Net Price $13,777
City Population 333,605
Niche Student Life Grade B
Full-Time Enrollment 5,147
Net Price $5,912
City Population 668,849
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 28,380
Net Price $10,068
City Population 316,030
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 6,915
Net Price $28,824
City Population 297,160
Niche Student Life Grade A
Full-Time Enrollment 2,108
Net Price $28,528
City Population 253,585
Niche Student Life Grade B
Full-Time Enrollment 2,739
Net Price $11,150
City Tampa, FL
City Population 361,477
Niche Student Life Grade A
Full-Time Enrollment 24,013
Net Price $11,398
City Tulsa, OK
City Population 399,906
Niche Student Life Grade A-
Full-Time Enrollment 3,478
Net Price $27,264
City Population 659,009
Niche Student Life Grade A+
Full-Time Enrollment 7,056
Net Price $26,625
City Population 388,033
Niche Student Life Grade B+
Full-Time Enrollment 1,001
Net Price $14,218
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Author: Ali Trachta

Ali is the Content Writer/Editor at Niche. She's a content strategist and award-winning writer, as well as a former editor at LA Weekly and NEXTpittsburgh. As a mom of one who's lived and worked all across the country, she's glad to have once again found her niche in her hometown of Pittsburgh.