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Find a City with Best Educated Workers

After graduating from a U.S. college, an international student can stay in the U.S. for one year for OPT (Optional Practical Training).   You should plan ahead of time as where you will spend the first crucial year after graduation.

Do you want to know which cities use the best-educated workers so you will have a better chance to locate a job? has gathered data from 150 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas and has evaluated every area by using nine criteria to determine which of them have the “most-educated” and “least-educated” workers. has listed metropolitan areas with the best-educated workers. We added schools around the top 25 metropolitan areas for your quick reference.


For the full list of 2016’s Most-Educated Workers, please visit