Top 10 Most Educated Cities in America:

Metro Boston Is 2017’s 6th Most Educated City in America

Metro Boston Is 2017’s 6th Most Educated City in America according to WalletHub study.

To determine where the most educated Americans are choosing to settle, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 largest U.S. metropolitan statistical areas, or MSAs, across nine key metrics. The data set ranges from share of adults aged 25 and older with a bachelor’s degree or higher to racial education gap to quality of the public school system.

Educational Characteristics of Boston-Cambridge-Newton (1=Most Educated; 75=Avg.)

  • 21st – % of High School Diploma Holders
  • 7th – % of Bachelor’s Degree Holders
  • 17th – % of Associate’s Degree Holders or College-Experienced Adults
  • 6th – % of Graduate or Professional Degree Holders
  • 30th – Quality of Public School System
  • 28th – Avg. Quality of Universities
  • 22nd – Enrolled Students in Top 231 Universities per Capita

Top 10 Most Educated Cities in America:

1 Ann Arbor, MI 95.09
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 78.43
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 76.96
4 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 76.37
5 Madison, WI 72.55
6 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH 70.87
7 Provo-Orem, UT 69.34
8 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 69.23
9 Austin-Round Rock, TX 66.10
10 Tallahassee, FL 65.61

 

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