Lincoln, Nebraska claims to be one of the Midwest's "most beloved cities." The city has garnered accolades from both Money and Forbes magazine as one of the best places to live and work in the U.S. Students of Lincoln colleges and universities enjoy a vibrant cultural scene, centered in the historic Haymarket area and the restored warehouse district.
Lincoln's colleges and universities are anchored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the flagship institution of the public University of Nebraska system. This large research university accounts for the city's educated population--Lincoln, Nebraska ranks nineteenth in the number of advanced degree holders. Other Lincoln colleges and universities include the private, four-year institutions Nebraska Wesleyan University and Union College. The BryanLGH College of Health Sciences offers specialized health care training.