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College students turn to 'Sugar baby lifestyle' to beat college debt

On January 21, 2013

One in five households now owe student loan debt, but female coeds in Washington D.C. are skipping high tuition costs by turning to the "Sugar Baby Lifestyle." SeekingArrangement.com, the world's largest Sugar Daddy website, released its annual list of the "Fastest Growing Sugar Baby Schools." The website experienced a nationwide increase of 58% from college students in the past year. Washington, D.C. - January 14, 2013
According to SeekingArrangement.com's annual list of the "Fastest Growing Sugar Baby Schools," an increasing number of female students from George Mason University are turning to the "Sugar Baby Lifestyle" to fund their education.
Since 2012, 62 percent more females attending GMU have signed up on SeekingArrangement.com to find a "Sugar Daddy" to pay for increased tuition and cost of living. "The population of college Sugar Babies in D.C. has steadily increased every year, with GMU leading all major universities in the D.C. area," said Wade. "While some may argue that these women are just using men for their own personal gain, I believe that they are proactive in pursuing a higher education."
"College should be an opportunity to expand the mind and experience new things," said Wade. "Unfortunately, because of the of recent tuition hikes, the college experience has become greatly unbalanced."
SeekingArrangement.com is the world's largest Sugar Daddy website with over two million members worldwide. In 2011, 40% of the website's total population was comprised of college students. But after a 58% increase in co-ed signups in 2012, the total population increased to 44%. The website encourages the growth of the student population by offering college students a free premium membership upgrade if they register with their college email address (.edu).
According to the Pew Research Center, one out of five households are in debt due to student loans. Though the average monthly cost of living expenses, tuition, and book fees varies for each institution, Bloomberg Businessweek estimated the average cost of each student loan at approximately $25,250. With more students debating the true value of a college degree versus the risk of debt, female students on
The premier sugar daddy dating website has been featured on such outlets as the New York Times, "CNN Headline News," "Good Morning America," and "20/20." SeekingArrangement.com was founded by self-proclaimed "E-Cupid," Wade, who was anointed "Mr. Sugar Daddy" by the Wall Street Journal. Wade is a leading dating expert, author, and successful internet entrepreneur who also founded a number of successful niche dating websites including the number one travel dating website, MissTravel.com; millionaire matchmaker website, SeekingMillionaire.com; and online dating auction website , WhatsYourPrice.com.

Top 20 fastest growing sugar baby schools
Determined by number of new sign-ups in 2012:

  1. Georgia State University - 292 (#11 in 2011).
  2. New York University - 285 (#1 in 2011).
  3. Temple University - 268 (#5 in 2011).
  4. University of Central Florida - 221 (#14 in 2011).
  5. University of Southern Florida - 212 (#7 in 2011).
  6. Arizona State University - 204 (#8 in 2011).
  7. Florida International University - 187.
  8. University of Georgia - 148 (#2 in 2011).
  9. Indiana University - 123 (#17 in 2011).
  10. Texas State - 131.
  11. Kent State University - 128 (#15 in 2011).
  12. Penn State - 121 (#13 in 2011).
  13. University of North Texas - 112.
  14. Florida State University - 111.
  15. Tulane University - 109 (#4 in 2011).
  16. Michigan State University - 108 (#9 in 2011).
  17. University of Ohio - 103.
  18. Columbia University - 100.
  19. University of Alabama - 96.
  20. University of California Los Angeles - 91. 

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