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10 U.S. colleges that produce the best husbands

‘’Students, we know what you’re thinking’’ says YourTango’s Amy Levin-Epstein and added:

With some smarts, we can find terrific marriage mates at every college in the country. But a new report suggests that the number of couples who meet in college is lower than ever…so from where are the solid marriage-material types graduating?

First, we looked at U.S. News & World Report’s national universities and liberal arts college rankings and reasoned the better the school’s academic rating, the more attractive its male students are. Then, we compared those lists with‘s list of graduate salaries (focusing on mid-career salaries). Then (because we’re such scholars in studies of love), we added softer factors like alumni generosity (who doesn’t like a guy who gives back?) and campus beauty (if you’re going to his reunion, why not take in the scenery)?

What we don’t want in a future husby? We’ve struck party schools from our list since lushes typically don’t make great life partners (sorry, Ohio University—some of us have learned the hard way).

 10 Best Colleges To Find A Husband

Williams College (Williamstown, Massachusetts)

Princeton (Princeton, New Jersey)

Stanford University (Palo Alto, California)

Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

Amherst College (Amherst, Massachusetts)

Duke (Durham, North Carolina)

University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana)

California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, California)

Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota)

Harvey Mudd (Claremont, California)

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