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Champaign-Urbana Named One of Top Cities for Job-Seeking College Grads

Champaign-Urbana earned the #4 spot in the smallest metros (population below 250,000) on American Institute for Economic Research’s (AIER) ranking of the top cities in America for young college graduates.

The nine-factor formula centered on demographics, economics and quality of life. Additional factors in the Employment Destinations Index included bars and restaurants, entertainment and arts venues, and the use of public transit, as well as rents, and earning power.

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