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Education

Persons over 25, a comparison of major U.S. cities; percentage completing:

  BA or Higher High School English Not
Spoken at Home
Seattle 56.0 92.5 20.8
San Francisco 52.0 85.9 44.2
Washington, DC 48.5 87.1 12.6
Boston 44.7 85.5 33.6
Denver 40.3 84.3 25.6
New York 34.0 79.2 47.5
Chicago 33.1 80.3 34.3
Los Angeles 30.3 73.6 60.5
Miami 22.3 68.6 77.1
Detroit 12.4 77.0 11.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009 American Community Survey

Major Universities and Colleges

  # of Students Internet Home Page
University of Washington (public) 46,653 www.washington.edu
Seattle University (Jesuit) 6,616 www.seattleu.edu
Seattle Pacific University (Wesleyan,
Evangelical Christian)
4,000 www.spu.edu
Art Institute of Seattle (design, media arts, fashion, culinary) 2,300 www.ais.edu
DigiPen Institute of Technology (production animation; game design, interactive simulation, computer engineering/science) 883 www.digipen.edu
Cornish College of the Arts 800 www.cornish.edu
Seattle Community Colleges, four campuses 50,000 www.seattlecolleges.com
Enrollment figures for Fall 2008-2009.
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