Their Mothers Must Be So Proud
Texas coeds tap sugar daddies for college tuition at record rates
College tuition has gone up 60 percent in the last decade, but some enterprising coeds are finding financial aid in a creative way — by landing a sugar daddy to the pay the bills. And students at Texas State University in San Marcos are right up there with the best of them.
Dating (and we use that term loosely) site SeekingArrangement.com recently examined the fastest growing “sugar baby” schools in the country, and Texas State came in at No. 10.
The average Texas student graduates with more than $24,000 in student debt, so the average $3,000 per month that a college sugar baby receives from her “benefactor” can go a long way to ensuring she comes out owing significantly less.
But Texas State students aren’t the only ones thinking creatively. The University of North Texas was No. 24 on the list, and the University of Texas at Austin ranked No. 30. UT Arlington and the University of Houston both registered in the top 75, as well. Nice job, Texas.
In fact, college students across the country signed up for SeekingArrangement.com in droves this last year, with a 54 percent bump in memberships. College students are currently the largest sector of sugar babies on the site at 42 percent.
There’s even the incentive of a free premium membership if you sign up with your .edu email, which, if emails asking for alumni donations are any indication, is probably still functional even if you graduated two years ago. Score.
As for the rest of the list, the University of Central Florida is the No. 1 fastest-growing sugar baby college, followed by Arizona State and New York University.