According to, East Lansing has received some pretty high accolades. Apparently, college life doesn't get much better than in E.L. WalletHub has ranked East Lansing as the number two college town in the country, behind only Oxford, Ohio. The home of Miami (Oh.) University tops the list.

Fellow Big Ten town, West Lafayette, Indiana ranks third. Another Big Ten city in Michigan made the top ten...Ann Arbor ranks seventh.

Criteria for the rankings include housing costs, entertainment costs and availability, potential earnings, education quality, and crime rates.

To see where other State of Michigan and Big Ten college towns rank, see the WLNS report here.