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May 21, 2019

Washington Is the Best State in America

University of Washington

Cleaner energy and a booming tech sector help the Evergreen State lead the nation in the 2019 U.S. News Best States ranking. Source: U.S. News


February 26, 2019

Most educated big city in the U.S.

University of Washington

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Seattle is the most educated big city in the country. Among the largest U.S. cities, Seattle has the highest percentage (63%) of adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher. Source: The Seattle Times


December 12, 2018

WalletHub’s Best College Towns & Cities in America

University of Washington

Seattle ranked No. 4 among large cities and No. 11 overall on WalletHub’s 2019 ranking of America’s best college towns and cities. Source: WalletHub


November 24, 2017

2017 WalletHub’s most educated cities

University of Washington

Seattle was named the No. 11 most educated city in the U.S. by WalletHub in 2017. Source: WalletHub


October 27, 2017

Most literate cities in the U.S.

University of Washington

In 2016, Seattle was named the second most literate city in the United States. Source: USA Today


June 26, 2016

2016 Forbes’ Best U.S. Cities for Jobs ranking

University of Washington

Seattle was named the No.11 city in the country for jobs by Forbes in 2016. Source: Forbes


May 26, 2016

2016 NerdWallet’s Best Places for STEM Grads ranking

University of Washington

NerdWallet named the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett metro area the fourth best area in the nation for recent STEM graduates. Source: NerdWallet