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Old 06-25-2015, 01:19 PM
 
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I came from Los Angeles and worked a really obscene amount of part-time jobs in all sorts of post-secondary institutions (community colleges and universities). I feel insecure here in Arizona where there's probably about 4 viable campuses of higher learning...so if I work for a uni I'm bound the commitment has to be really strong.

Where else would there be a good concentration of colleges and universities? Also, does it score high in the immigrant/international population?
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Old 06-25-2015, 01:35 PM
 
Location: TOVCCA
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There are a startling number of colleges in the Chicago area:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...ies_in_Chicago

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Old 06-26-2015, 08:46 AM
 
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Where else would there be a good concentration of colleges and universities? Also, does it score high in the immigrant/international population?
The Washington DC metro would be a great option. It has Georgetown University, George Washington University, American University, Howard University, Catholic University, University of the District of Columbia, George Mason University and the University of Maryland all within fairly close proximity of one another (plus several other smaller colleges like Marymount, Trinity and Gallaudet) and a high international population with nearly one in four residents foreign-born (and 60% of that number non-Hispanic from Europe, Africa and Asia).
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Old 06-26-2015, 08:55 AM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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I came from Los Angeles and worked a really obscene amount of part-time jobs in all sorts of post-secondary institutions (community colleges and universities). I feel insecure here in Arizona where there's probably about 4 viable campuses of higher learning...so if I work for a uni I'm bound the commitment has to be really strong.

Where else would there be a good concentration of colleges and universities? Also, does it score high in the immigrant/international population?
Since you're in the west, I'd say Los Angeles and San Francisco definitely.
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Old 06-26-2015, 09:13 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (Morningside)
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Boston has to be near the top, in terms of a per-capita concentration. There's 53 colleges located either in the city proper or in the inner suburbs.



Of course, it ain't a cheap place to live. Still, it's clearly in the top 10, and possibly number one.
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Old 06-26-2015, 09:23 AM
 
Location: London, UK
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Boston, LA, SF, DC, NYC, Chicago all come to mind. I live in the Boston area and it is considered the higher education capital of the country or even arguably the world. Add to that 26.5% of the cities residents are foreign born.
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Old 06-26-2015, 09:25 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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Of course, it ain't a cheap place to live. Still, it's clearly in the top 10, and possibly number one.
I'd agree about Boston.

A relatively short list would be something like Boston, Philadelphia, D.C., Chicago, the Bay Area, LA, NYC, maybe Atlanta, too? Of course, several of these places are relatively expensive.
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Old 06-26-2015, 10:26 AM
 
Location: The canyon (with my pistols and knife)
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Atlanta is underrated in terms of higher education. Emory University is a "Southern Ivy," and Georgia Tech is excellent too. There's also Georgia State University and Kennesaw State University. Atlanta is also the epicenter for HBCUs, with Morehouse College, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University being the most prominent.
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