Bethesda Tops List of The Most Educated Places in America

June 24, 2013

Bethesda tops a list of The Most Educated Places in America. Personal finance site NerdWallet Inc. ranked cities based on high school drop out rates and the percentage of the population with associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and professional or doctoral degrees. In Bethesda, 27.3 percent of the city’s population has a professional or doctoral degree and 26.8 percent have a master’s degree as the highest level of education. Only 1.9 percent of Bethesda’s residents did not finish high school. Bethesda tops Palo Alto, Calif.; Wellesley, Mass.; and Brookline, Mass. (WBJ)

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