Washington, D.C. was ranked as the country’s fourth-best metropolitan area for attending college according to the new 2009-10 College Destinations Index released Tuesday by the American Institute for Economic Research. According to The Washington Post, The report groups cities by size. The D.C. region, ranked among metropolitan areas with at least 2.5 million residents, tops such locales as Seattle (fifth) and Chicago (12th). Baltimore, home to Johns Hopkins University, ranks seventh. San Jose ranks first among midsize metropolitan areas of 1 million to 2.5 million. D.C. was behind New York, San Francisco and Boston.
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