College Rankings - Friendliest Townies/Locals in Michigan

Sometimes, "townies," or residents who live in a college town, get a bad rap. But these colleges and universities have affable townsfolk who embrace students for their youth, willingness to learn, and—more importantly—their business.

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1
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI
9.53 / 10
2
Spring Arbor University
Spring Arbor, MI
9.52 / 10
3
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
9.47 / 10
4
Hope College
Holland, MI
9.38 / 10
5
Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI
9.27 / 10
6
Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste Marie, MI
9.17 / 10
7
Alma College
Alma, MI
9.12 / 10
8
Olivet College
Olivet, MI
9.08 / 10
9
Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI
9.03 / 10
10
Aquinas College - Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI
9.02 / 10
11
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI
8.99 / 10
12
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
8.97 / 10
13
Oakland University
Rochester, MI
8.97 / 10
14
Davenport University
Grand Rapids, MI
8.95 / 10
15
Northwood University - Midland
Midland, MI
8.92 / 10
16
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
8.92 / 10
17
Grace Bible College
Wyoming, MI
8.90 / 10
18
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
8.87 / 10
19
Cornerstone University
Grand Rapids, MI
8.85 / 10
20
Rochester College
Rochester Hills, MI
8.82 / 10
21
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
8.80 / 10
22
Madonna University
Livonia, MI
8.79 / 10
23
Siena Heights University
Adrian, MI
8.77 / 10
24
Walsh Accountancy
Troy, MI
8.77 / 10
25
Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI
8.70 / 10