Columbia, Missouri is a small city in the Midwest. With three colleges it could feel like a college town. Columbia's vibrant downtown bustles with other professionals too. In fact, Columbia is one of the most intelligent cities in America, as over one-half of their residents possess a Bachelor's degree. Whether you are visiting for business, a sports tournament, or a family road trip, Columbia has much to offer. The city was ranked #2 for best places to live in America by Money Magazine.