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Want to study in America? Here's list of 10 affordable US college towns

Housing expenses, monthly health club fees and more demographics are utilized for this list

By Web Desk
December 09, 2023
A group of US students holding an American flag. — X/@timeshighereducation
A group of US students holding an American flag. — X/@timeshighereducation

Students, both American citizens and foreigners, are always looking for affordable and best college towns in the United States, as a result, finance site WalletHub produced a list of the most inexpensive regions based on certain relateable demographics.

According to WalletHub's "Best College Towns and Cities in America" survey, Edinburg, home to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, is the most budget-friendly college town.

WalletHub assessed 415 communities of varying sizes with a college or university enrollment of at least 7,500 students to discover the most cheap college towns. 

Housing expenses, monthly health club fees, the average price of pizza, burgers, movies, and bowling, and the cost of higher education were all utilised to rank the cities, as reported by CNBC.

Edinburg is a city in southern Texas with a population of roughly 104,300 people. According to the most recent Census statistics, about 30% of its people are under the age of 18. The typical family income is around $53,000, while the median rent is approximately $850, per the census.

According to WalletHub, the following are the most affordable US college cities and towns:

1. Edinburg, TX

University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley

2. Brookings, SD

South Dakota State University

3. Brownsville, TX

University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley

4. Logan, UT

Utah State University

5. McAllen, TX

South Texas College

6. Nacogdoches, TX

Stephen F. Austin State University

7. Oxford, OH

Miami University

8. Rexburg, ID

Brigham Young University, Idaho

9. Killeen, TX

Texas A&M University, Central Texas

10. Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University