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47% of College Freshman Attend College 100+ Miles from Home

September 5, 2014

As the school year begins, NerdWallet took a closer look at moving trends among incoming college freshmen. Using data from the 2013 CIRP Freshman Survey and published in “The American Freshman,” NerdWallet found that nearly 50% of incoming college freshmen attended college 100 miles or more away from their permanent home.

How many miles is your college from home?

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