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Top 10 cities for college grads

After the mortar boards are tossed at graduations this spring comes the question: Now what? College grads have to choose carefully when making their next move—the location has to have employment or at least job potential, be affordable and allow for a good social life. To determine the 10 best cities for recent college graduates, Rent.com considered practicalities like the unemployment rate, the median rent for a two-bedroom apartment and each city's population of millennials. It also weighed in the number of restaurants and bars as well as the local nightlife and entertainment options.

For another view, check out Where millennials should go to school.

—By Colleen Kane, special to CNBC.com
Posted 16 May 2015

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