The Midwest is the heartland of the country, filled with beautiful and scenic wide-open spaces. The states from Ohio to Idaho are home to a variety of great colleges and universities. University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and University of Notre Dame are some of the top universities in the Midwest part of the United States.
The Midwest temperatures can vary from extreme heat in the summer to extreme cold in the wintertime but has some of the most beautiful views of any place in the world. Some Midwest states are known for extreme weather events such as tornadoes mostly in the May and June months.
You can visit Chicago and grab some of the best pizza in the world or venture to Kansas City to treat your taste buds to famous barbecue. Not a bad area to consider for the next four years of your college life!