The cap has been ceremoniously thrown into the air, you've hung up your gown, and it's time to figure out your next move. After spending years in the same place looking at the same people, it's time for a change of scenery. While a lot of college graduates dream of moving to major metropolitan areas to start their careers, the harsh reality is that the the cost of their loan payments isn't conducive to affording the cost of living. 

Just because you have to postpone your big city dreams until you're financially secure doesn't mean that relocation is completely out of the picture. In every region of the U.S., there are cities where the cost of living is relatively low compared to the national average. Your entry-level salary will be enough to get you through the early stages of your professional life while you revel in the joys of complete independence. If you're okay with living outside of Boston, New York City, and Seattle, these 10 Cheap Cities to Move to After Graduation may work for you.

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[Statistics via Living Wage, Numbeo, Forbes]