Top 7 Cities for College Grads

Phoenix is No. 1
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2016 11:19 AM CDT
Top 7 Cities for College Grads
The Phoenix skyline at sunset.   (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Which cities are best for new college grads? In terms of jobs alone, San Francisco and New York City might be the top two logical choices, but factor in other things such as rent and the overall cost of living, and the picture changes. ranked a slew of factors, including perks such as walkability, to come up with the 15 best cities for grads. Here are the top 7:

  1. Phoenix
  2. Philadelphia
  3. Los Angeles
  4. New York City
  5. Chicago
  6. Detroit
  7. Jacksonville, Fla.
Click for the full list—San Fran does manage to crack it—and for more specifics on the individual cities. (Read more college graduates stories.)

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