This week, The American Institute for Economic Research named Missoula, Montana one of the Top 20 College towns in America.  Missoula came in at #9!   The study included student life, town culture, opportunity, and overall economic health in the ranking of each town.

Top 20 College Towns - Missoula, Montana

The “college experience” is about more than simply attending a top-notch university. The city or town where the school is located also is important. The people students meet, the places they go, and the jobs they may hold are essential supplements to formal education. – American Institute for Economic Research

Other cities in the Top 20 College Towns include Ithica, NY, Lafayette, IN, and College Station, TX.  See the full list of the Top 20 College Towns, or learn more about the University of Montana in Missoula.