HOUSTON (CW39) – High School Seniors are in the middle of application season for finding a college home next Fall and a recent survey says Houston in the running as a Top Best College Town. According to WalletHub, H-town ranks 25th out of large cities as one of a good place for students to live while attending college.
COVID-19 has made living conditions for college students a struggle in many cities and many college campus have reduced student access and services. WalletHub compared 400 cities in the U.S. on the ease of living there for college students. In their 2021 Best & Worst College Towns & Cities in America, Houston ranked #122 out of the 400 and 25th out of the large cities. The report looked at city size and 30 key indicators of academic, social and economic growth potential. Researchers for WalletHub also looked at cost of living, quality of higher education and the crime rate.
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