For over 5 years Ann Arbor has been ranked the most educated city in America by WalletHub and 2020 looks no different for the home of the University of Michigan.

WalletHub again ranked Ann Arbor the most educated city in America in their study of 2020's Most & Least Educated Cities In America.  The study looked at the 150 most populated cities in America and of those 150 cities, Michigan had 5 that were ranked.

Here are how Michigan cities rank amongst the most educated cities in America.

  1. Ann Arbor
  2. Lansing-East Lansing
  3. Grand Rapids-Wyoming
  4. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn
  5. Flint

Here are the main reasons why Ann Arbor is considered to be the most educated in the country:

  • Ann Arbor has the highest percentage of high school diploma holders.
  • Ann Arbor has the highest percentage of associate's degree holders or college-experienced adults.
  • Ann Arbor has the highest percentage bachelor's degree holders.
  • Ann Arbor has the highest percentage of graduate degree holders or professional degree holders.

You can check out the how the rest of the cities ranked by checking out the map below, or head over to WalletHub to check out the full list.

Source: WalletHub

Wallethub ranked the 150 most populated cities in America using two key dimensions: Educational Attainment and Quality of Education & Attainment Gap.  Those key dimensions are further broken down into 11 metrics that are weighted individually.  You can read more about the methodology used here.

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