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2023 Best College Locations in America

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  1. #1 Best College Locations in America.

    The New School

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    633 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Overall I really love the open environment of The New School. The school offers a very compelling and accepting environment for all students. The location of each dorm and the university center are....

    Read 633 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 69%,

    Net Price: $50,908,

    SAT Range: 1150-1380,

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  3. #5 Best College Locations in America.

    Fashion Institute of Technology

    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    1597 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I got accepted to FIT after I was waitlisted. I knew my desire to attend the best fashion school in the world could help advisors reconsider my acceptance. After multiple emails, lots of dead ends, I....

    Read 1597 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 59%,

    Net Price: $9,165,

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  5. #7 Best College Locations in America.

    Boston University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3491 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Boston University is one of the best universities in the nation! The students welcome you with open arms and are eager to meet new people from different year levels, so it is very easy for people to....

    Read 3491 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $29,154,

    SAT Range: 1310-1500,

  6. #8 Best College Locations in America.

    George Washington University

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    2136 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I only attended GW for my final year of grad school (and entirely online because of COVID), but I absolutely loved all of the professors, students, and content that I came into contact with through....

    Read 2136 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 43%,

    Net Price: $40,308,

    SAT Range: 1270-1450,

  7. #9 Best College Locations in America.

    Berkeley College - New York

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    381 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Berkeley College is located in Midtown, in the center of Manhattan, about a 5-minute walk from Grand Central Station. It is very convenient for transportation. Near the school, there is also a famous....

    Read 381 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $17,813,

  8. #13 Best College Locations in America.

    Portland State University

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    4 Year,

    PORTLAND, OR,

    2586 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I really enjoined this university. I was a transfer student when I entered Portland State University and was fully online. Portland State still made me feel welcomed even though I hardly came to....

    Read 2586 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 95%,

    Net Price: $12,195,

    SAT Range: 1000-1190,

  9. #14 Best College Locations in America.

    Academy of Art University

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    4 Year,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    2448 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Academy of Art University is a private institution that hires industry professionals. This means that while teachers while are highly knowledgeable about their subjects, not all of them may know how...I was in the Game Development department (second biggest department) and I always had a comfortable connection with all my teachers. Class sizes are always bigger in the freshman year, but the school...This is the only school that I went to, and compared to my friends the attendance policy is relatively strict. Standard full-time schedule is 4 classes a week (each class is 3-6hrs long). As an...Since the school is in the city, buildings are scattered with free shuttles to move between class and dorms. Nice school to enjoy San Francisco..

    Read 2448 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $35,445,

  10. #16 Best College Locations in America.

    Seattle University

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    4 Year,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    972 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says A little expensive for the quality of education and resources there. Plenty of ADHD and special needs accommodations but services are hard to waitlist/access and the staff isn’t always helpful. Most....

    Read 972 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 83%,

    Net Price: $36,843,

    SAT Range: 1130-1330,

  11. #17 Best College Locations in America.

    University of Colorado Denver

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    4 Year,

    DENVER, CO,

    1805 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am a second-year and first-generation student. I am pursuing a career in The STEM field. The school provides fantastic resources for incoming students. The university runs a program to help....

    Read 1805 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 66%,

    Net Price: $15,585,

    SAT Range: 1000-1210,

  12. #19 Best College Locations in America.

    Vanderbilt University

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    4 Year,

    NASHVILLE, TN,

    1308 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 2021 with a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience. I primarily chose to attend Vandy for its academic prowess, and it definitely lived up to that....

    Read 1308 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 12%,

    Net Price: $25,804,

    SAT Range: 1470-1570,

  13. #20 Best College Locations in America.

    LIM College

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    304 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says LIM College is an overall great school. They have so many clubs to join and I feel like it’s so easy to make friends. The campus is in Midtown NYC, which for me isn’t my favorite neighborhood to be....

    Read 304 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $37,470,

    SAT Range: 940-1130,

  14. #21 Best College Locations in America.

    Suffolk University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    1024 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Ive been at Suffolk for a year now. Just know coming to this school, you get out of any college what you put into it. The professors here are as good (if not better) that the college that I....

    Read 1024 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 86%,

    Net Price: $34,561,

    SAT Range: 1010-1200,

  15. #22 Best College Locations in America.

    DePaul University

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    3584 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Based on my experience at DePaul, the academic programs, professors, and students have been amazing! Not only is everyone friendly, but connections between classmates and professors are also quickly...There are events for students to attend on the regular where students can get free university merch, food, and other things. Extracurriculars wise there are so many clubs and organizations to join. I...Other student resources, like tutoring or accessing the alumni network, are also available. These are good options if you need help or insight about your major or help with concepts taught in class....Financially, I think DePaul offers great scholarships, but to get more educational value be engaged and use RateMyProfessor ratings..

    Read 3584 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $33,319,

    SAT Range: 1050-1260,

  16. #24 Best College Locations in America.

    Fisher College

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    214 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The professors are caring and want to see their students succeed. If they feel a student is starting to show signs of burn out they will reach out and make it known the student's participation and...The administration are helpful and do what they can when asked for assistance.This school has the most diversity I have ever seen on a college campus. There is a high number of foreign exchange students and people from all over the U.S.There are many on campus resources such as, free tutoring, the health service office, 24 hour computer and printer access and much more.This school truly wants to help its students. Many of the students take the resources and professors for granted..

    Read 214 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 78%,

    Net Price: $25,227,

    SAT Range: 820-1060,

  17. #25 Best College Locations in America.

    Berklee College of Music

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    1136 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The environment of Boston, specifically of Berklee and Boston Conservatroy at Berklee, are unlike any other "campus" I've stepped onto. Being in the middle of such a vibrant city is like nothing...Like all schools though, especially with musicians, administration does not run as smoothly as I, and many of my peers, believe it should. That being said, I do not regret my decision to attend this school in the slightest!.

    Read 1136 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 52%,

    Net Price: $42,952,

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