According to Study.com, as of 2015, some of the top colleges for event planning are Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont, and Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. Both of these schools were ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report.
Champlain College offers a full bachelor's degree program for event management, and the college uses a type of curriculum that allows students to begin program studies in their freshman year. Grand Valley State University's event planning program is offered through its hospitality and tourism management degrees in which students learn important business skills.
Study.com and Learn.org both list the University of Massachusetts - Amherst as a top college for event planning. Study.com notes the school for its study abroad program, which allows students to spend summers studying event planning internationally. Learn.org mentions that the college provides many clubs for students in the program and that its Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management dates all the way back to 1938.