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5 Popular College Cities in the Northeast and the Schools Students Can Attend

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Baltimore, Maryland (Population: 850,000+)

Boston, Massachusetts (Population: 675,000+)

New York, New York (Population: 20,200,000+)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Population: 1,600,000+)

Washington, DC (Population: 685,000+)

Source: US Census Bureau

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Many students want to attend college in some of the busiest, bustling cities in the US—and there are plenty of them all across the country. These five cities in the Northeast are densely populated and offer a variety of cultures, entertainment, and educational opportunities but are chosen based on the density of colleges and universities within the city.

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