City Accolades

The Bryan-College Station area is regularly ranked as one of the top places to live and do business in America. But don’t just take our word for it. See what other organizations have to say about us, and why they recognize that things truly are “Better in Bryan.”


Bryan Ranks No. 2 in Nation in Terms of Small City Growth, No. 8 Among Cities of All Sizes |

BCS Ranked No. 10 Best College Town in Nation | American Institute of Economic Research

Bryan-College Station Ranked Among Nation’s Best-Performing Metros | Milken Institute


Bryan Ranks No. 11 in nation for “Small-City Growth | WalletHub

Bryan ranks in the Top 20 fastest growing cities in America | NerdWallet

Historic Downtown Bryan among the state’s newest Cultural Districts

Forbes ranks BCS No. 2 nationally for business, careers | Forbes

BCS ranked among top 10 small cities for jobs | Forbes

Bryan No. 5, College Station No. 7 among America’s best for recession recovery | Forbes

Bryan ranks in Top 10 “Most Exciting Cities in Texas” |

Bryan in Top 25 “Texas Cities on the Rise” | NerdWallet


Forbes ranks BCS No. 5 nationally for business and careers | Forbes

Forbes ranks BCS No. 8 among “Best Small Cities for Job Growth” | Forbes

BCS ranks 10th among “Top College Towns in America” |

Bryan-College Station makes Top 75 among “Most Affordable U.S. Cities” | NerdWallet

BCS ranks No. 2 in “Fastest-Growing College Towns” | The SpareFoot Blog

Bryan-College Station ranked as No. 12 “Best City for College Grads” | Xfinity


BCS ranks 1st among “Top College Towns in America” |


BCS ranks No. 4, “Best-Performing Small Metros in U.S.” | Milken Institute

BCS ranks 7th among “Top College Towns in America” |


BCS ranked No. 4 for Best Places for Military Retirement | (USAA)


BCS is No. 3, “Great Underpriced College Towns” | US News and World Report