Hoboken ranked fifth best U.S. city for college grads

HOBOKEN—For many of the nearly 600 undergraduate members of the Stevens Institute of Technology Class of 2015, last month’s commencement ceremony was a farewell, not just to Stevens and collegiate life, but to Hoboken, their temporary home for the last four years.
However, according to college networking website Plexuss.com, they would do well to stick around. The site ranked Hoboken the fifth best city in the United States for college graduates, beating out Minneapolis, Minn., Bethesda, Md., and Cambridge, Mass.
The ranking was based on a variety of criteria, including the number of residents between the ages of 25 and 34, the number of available jobs on listing site Indeed.com, and the proximity to nearby colleges and universities.
The highest ranked city was Mountain View, Calif., home to the headquarters of Google, followed by Naperville, Ill. and Sanford, N.D.
In recent years, Hoboken has been ranked the number one hipster city, the sixth snobbiest small city in America, and the ninth best city in New Jersey by various websites. Perhaps it’s time for a ranking of the best (or worst) Hoboken rankings on the internet?

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