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The 10 Best Cities For New College Graduates

The 10 Best Cities For New Grads Are Different From Last Year


One of the best things about being a new college grad is the flexibility and freedom you have to move anywhere you please! Because the current job market isn't exactly awaiting grads with open arms, relocation might be more appealing than ever for fresh degree-holding job seekers.

Apartments.com and CBcampus.com released their annual list of the 10 best cities for new grads, taking into account cities with the highest concentration of 20 to 24 year olds, the number of entry-level jobs, and the average cost of a one-bedroom apartment. The results vary greatly from last year's list — half of the cities fell off completely, and Philadelphia lost its top spot to a newcomer. For the full city list along with average rent prices (according to Apartments.com), read more.

  1. Indianapolis: $625
  2. Philadelphia: $1,034
  3. Baltimore: $1,130
  4. Cincinnati: $691
  5. Cleveland: $686
  6. New York: $1,548
  7. Phoenix: $747
  8. Denver: $877
  9. Chicago: $1,133
  10. San Antonio: $696
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