Geography of advanced degrees in the USA (2013)


This fascinating chart from newgeography.com depicts those large metropolitan areas in the United States with the highest percentage of advanced degrees (masters or Ph.D) in 2013. Of particular interest in the growth in many Northern and Western cities and the corresponding drop in the Southern parts of the country.

The largest increases took place in Indianapolis and Providence (+15 places each), Cleveland (+12 places), Sacramento (+10 places), and Kansas City (+9 places). Meanwhile the largest decreases occurred in Atlanta, Nashville and Tampa (-12 places each) and Austin and San Diego (-9 places each).

Source: newgeography.com

Source: newgeography.com

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