The BEST Cities For New Grads: Business Week Report (PHOTOS)

07/20/2010 04:40 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Where's the best place to live after college? Each year, Business Week compiles data from local employers, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Council for Community & Economic Research in order to determine which are the top cities for new jobs -- and new grads. Each city is ranked according to the following criteria: affordability of living costs, amount of employers looking to hire people at entry-level, average annual salary and rate of unemployment. So which cities reign as the nation's top graduate destinations? Click through to find out -- and see Business Week's full list for twelve more options and more information.

Best Cities for New Graduates (PHOTOS)