2010 College Town Renter Satisfaction Rankings
Top College Towns & Cities
  1. Davis, CA - University of California - Davis (UC Davis)
  2. Athens, GA - University of Georgia (UGA)
  3. Amherst, MA - University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst)
  4. Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (U-M, U of M)
  5. Albany, NY - Excelsior College (EC)
  6. Tuscaloosa, AL - The University of Alabama (UA)
  7. Madison, WI - University of Wisconsin - Madison (UW)
  8. Knoxville, TN - The University of Tennessee (UT, UTK)
  9. Tucson, AZ - University of Arizona (UA, U of A)
  10. Washington D.C. - George Washington University (GWU, GW), Strayer University
  11. Chicago, IL - University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC, U of I-Chicago)
  12. East Lansing, MI - Michigan State University (MSU, Spartans, State)
  13. Denton, TX - University of North Texas (UNT, North Texas)
  14. Mount Pleasant, MI - Central Michigan University (CMU)
  15. Lubbock, TX - Texas Tech University (TTU)
  16. Raleigh, NC - North Carolina State University at Raleigh (NC State University)
  17. Portland, OR - Portland State University (PSU)
  18. Chapel Hill, NC - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)
  19. Auburn, AL - Auburn University (AU, Auburn)
  20. New York, NY - New York University (NYU)
  21. Kalamazoo, MI - Western Michigan University (WMU)
  22. College Park, MD - University of Maryland - College Park (UM)
  23. Cincinnati, OH - University of Cincinnati (UC)
  24. Fort Collins, CO - Colorado State University (CSU)
  25. Indianapolis, IN - Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis (IUPUI, IUPU at Indianapolis)
  26. Gainesville, FL - University of Florida (UF)
  27. Detroit, MI - Wayne State University (WSU)
  28. Boston, MA - Boston University (BU, Boston U), Northeastern University (NEU)
  29. Arlington, TX - The University of Texas at Arlington (UT Arlington)
  30. Tempe, AZ - Arizona State University (ASU, ASU Tempe)
  31. Santa Ana, CA - Santa Ana College (SAC)
  32. Seattle, WA - University of Washington - Seattle Campus (UW-Seattle, UDub, UW)
  33. Greenville, NC - East Carolina University (ECU)
  34. Charlottesville, VA - University of Virginia (UVA)
  35. Columbia, MO - University of Missouri - Columbia (Mizzou, MU)
  36. Milwaukee, WI - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (UWM, UW Milwaukee)
  37. Tallahassee, FL - Florida State University (FSU, Florida State)
  38. Sacramento, CA - California State University - Sacramento (Sacramento State), American River College (American River)
  39. Fairfax, VA - George Mason University (Mason)
  40. Clearwater, FL - St Petersburg College (SPC)
  41. Richmond, VA - Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
  42. Long Beach, CA - California State University - Long Beach (CSULB)
  43. Austin, TX - The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)
  44. Columbus, OH - Ohio State University (OSU)
  45. Columbia, SC - University of South Carolina - Columbia (SC)
  46. Irvine, CA - University of California - Irvine (UCI, UC Irvine)
  47. Lexington, KY - University of Kentucky (UK)
  48. Philadelphia, PA - Temple University
  49. San Diego, CA - San Diego State University (SDSU)
  50. Pittsburgh, PA - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus (Pitt)
  51. Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
  52. Boulder, CO - University of Colorado at Boulder (CU Boulder)
  53. Lawrence, KS - University of Kansas (University of Kansas)
  54. Atlanta, GA - Georgia State University (GSU)
  55. Provo, UT - Brigham Young University (BYU)
  56. San Marcos, TX - Texas State University - San Marcos (Texas State, SWT, SWTSU)
  57. College Station, TX - Texas A&M University (Texas A&M, TAMU)
  58. Bloomington, IN - Indiana University - Bloomington (IU, IUB, IU Bloomington)
  59. Albuquerque, NM - University of New Mexico (UNM)
  60. Morgantown, WV - West Virginia University (WVU)
  61. Orlando, FL - University of Central Florida (UCF)
  62. Minneapolis, MN - University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (U of M), Walden University (Walden U)
  63. Norman, OK - University of Oklahoma Norman Campus (University of Oklahoma)
  64. Houston, TX - University of Houston (UH)
  65. Champaign, IL - University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign (UIUC)
  66. San Jose, CA - San Jose State University (SJSU)
  67. Tampa, FL - University of South Florida (USF)
  68. Miami, FL - Florida International University (FIU)
  69. Los Angeles, CA - University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA, UC Los Angeles), University of Southern California (USC)
  70. Baton Rouge, LA - Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU)
  71. Davenport, IA - Kaplan University
  72. Salt Lake City, UT - University of Utah (The U)
  73. Boca Raton, FL - Florida Atlantic University (FAU)
  74. Fullerton, CA - California State University - Fullerton (CSUF, Cal State Fullerton)
  75. Buffalo, NY - Suny at Buffalo (University at Buffalo)
  76. New Brunswick, NJ - Rutgers University - New Brunswick
  77. San Francisco, CA - San Francisco State University (SFSU)
  78. Las Vegas, NV - University of Nevada - Las Vegas (UNLV), College of Southern Nevada (CSN)
  79. West Lafayette, IN - Purdue University (Purdue-West Lafayette)
  80. San Antonio, TX - The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
  81. University Park, PA - Pennsylvania State University (Penn State)
  82. Northridge, CA - California State University - Northridge (CSUN)
  83. Fort Lauderdale, FL - Nova Southeastern University (NSU)
  84. Cambridge, MA - Harvard University
Overall satisfaction ratings were ranked using thousands of user submitted scores for hundreds of apartment complexes located in cities and towns that are home to the 100 largest four year institutions in the United States (http://nces.ed.gov/IPEDS/). Nine cities (Lynchburg, Iowa City, La Jolla, Dekalb, Troy, Ames, Pullman, Berkeley, Adelphi) were excluded from the rankings because they didn't receive reviews from at least 10 apartment complexes.
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