10 Great College Towns By Jeff Greer June 21, 2010 Comments SHARE What Makes a Great College Town? Next » 1 of 12 Ann Arbor Area CVB A lot goes into the making of a great college town. It can be the scenery, a fun community, a big sports culture—or all of those, in some cases. Here are 10 great college towns across the country. Next: Amherst, Mass.