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View Poll Results: Which US city has the best colleges??
New York City 44 28.57%
Boston 97 62.99%
Chicago 26 16.88%
Los Angeles 19 12.34%
Washington, D.C. 27 17.53%
Atlanta 13 8.44%
Philadelphia 23 14.94%
Miami 3 1.95%
Houston 10 6.49%
Dallas 4 2.60%
San Francisco 18 11.69%
Austin 8 5.19%
Baltimore 5 3.25%
San Diego 4 2.60%
Nashville 3 1.95%
Columbus 4 2.60%
St. Louis 3 1.95%
Other 19 12.34%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 154. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-22-2009, 03:53 PM
 
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Which US city has the best colleges??
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Old 01-22-2009, 03:57 PM
 
Location: NC
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For its size, Raleigh and the Triangle area isn't too shabby. Two Tier 1 schools(Duke/UNC) and a tier 2 school (NCSU).
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Old 01-22-2009, 03:58 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, DC, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco

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Old 01-22-2009, 03:58 PM
 
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Boston
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Old 01-22-2009, 04:01 PM
 
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I'd say it is close between Boston and NYC. Philly, Chicago, Washington DC, the San Fran Bay Area and LA has some good ones too. Some other cities that might be up there are:New Haven, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Nashville, Atlanta, Baltimore, Houston and the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.
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Old 01-22-2009, 04:29 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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I may have missed one, but according to U.S. News the ranked universities in such cities are:

Boston: Harvard, MIT, Tufts, Brandeis, Boston College, Boston University, Northeastern

New York: Columbia, NYU, Yeshiva, Fordham

Philadelphia: Penn, Drexel

Pittsburgh: Carnegie-Mellon, Pitt, Duquesne

Atlanta: Emory, Georgia Institute of Tech.,

Chicago: U. of Chicago, Northwestern, Illinois Inst. of Tech., Loyola

Los Angeles: CIT, UCLA, USC, Pepperdine, UC-Riverside

San Francisco: Stanford, Berkeley, U. of SF

Washington DC: Georgetown, George Washington, American U., Howard, Catholic U.

Note to OP: How could you miss Pittsburgh on that poll?
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Old 01-22-2009, 04:36 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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Boston tops all cities in my opinion, then followed by NYC.
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Old 01-22-2009, 04:37 PM
 
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Note to OP: How could you miss Pittsburgh on that poll?
I forgot. Sorry.
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Old 01-22-2009, 04:38 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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^ No problem, I voted for Boston anyway.
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Old 01-22-2009, 04:39 PM
 
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Baltimore has Johns Hopkins, Loyola, Morgan St. and Towson st., among others

Nashville has Vanderbilt, Tennessee State and Meharry College of Medicine

New Haven has Yale and in nearby Hamden Quinnipiac, which has a good Law school and performs many polls.
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