Provo #4 for Most Educated

Most EducatedWalletHub has ranked Provo #4 for Most Educated Metro! To identify America’s intellectual hubs, WalletHub analyzed the 150 largest metropolitan statistical areas in the United States based on nine key metrics. Among them are educational attainment, the percentage of workers with jobs in computer, engineering and science fields, and the number of enrolled students in the top 200 universities per capita.

Education of Provo-Orem (1=Best; 75=Avg.)

  • 4th – Percentage of High School Diploma Holders
  • 18th – Percentage of Bachelor’s Degree Holders
  • 19th – Percent of Workers with Jobs in Computer, Engineering and Science Fields
  • 25th – Average Quality of Top Universities
  • 9th – Number of Enrolled Students in Top 200 Universities per Capita
  • 7th – Public School System Ranking

Take a look at the entire study here »

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  1. Marlene Hansen Esplin

    Am trying to reconcile the notion of Provo as “4th Most Educated Metro” with the fact that Utah has “the largest gap in the nation between male and female college-graduation rates.” Would like to see the community rally around women such that more will finish their degrees.

    http://www.utahwomenandeducation.org/advocacy/key-facts/

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