25 Best College Towns and Cities in the U.S.

Though it’s a small city, Providence has a big reputation as a college town, thanks to the Ivy League Brown University and the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design among other institutions. In addition to cultural gems like the RISD Museum, the city has an exciting food scene fueled by graduates of the renowned Culinary Arts program at Johnson & Wales University.

- Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure