50 Best College Towns to Live in Forever (No. 20), College Ranker, 2015.
10 Most Beautiful Towns in Michigan, Culturetrip.com.
Best Digital City in the U.S. (No. 4), e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government.
Top 20 Municipal Golf Courses in America (Leslie Park Golf Course), Gearpatrol.com, 2015.
Most Artistic Mid-sized Cities in America (No. 3), Gogobot.
Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice - the
Ann Arbor Downtown Street Design Manual, Michigan Association of Planning Board
Innovative Park Resources of the Year Award (for citizen pruner program), Michigan Recreation and Park Association, 2015.
Park Design of the Year Award (for Veterans Memorial Park Skate Park), Michigan Recreation and Park Association, 2015.
Highest-paying ZIP code in Michigan, according to U.S. Census data (No. 3), NerdWallet, 2015.
Nation’s Most Innovative Tech Hub (No. 12), Nerdwallet.com, 2015.
Best Cities for Millennials in 2015, niche.com.
Best College Towns of 2015(No. 7), SmartAsset.
Top 9 Can’t-miss Summer Travel Hotspots, TripAdvisor.
Best City for Sports Fans (No. 8), WalletHub.com.
Best College City (No. 9), among medium-sized cities, WalletHub.com, 2015.
Educated City (No. 1), WalletHub.com.