The San Gabriel Valley provides an educated workforce and numerous job training programs. Several San Gabriel Valley educational institutions have ranked among the top 10 schools nationally in their respective categories, according to U.S. News & World Report. The Valley's school districts are recognized throughout the state and nation for their unique curriculum and successful results in the academic and business world. Specialized organizations run job training programs that can train or retrain workers to meet business needs for the future.
The San Gabriel Valley: The Intellectual Capital of California
There are more colleges, universities and graduate schools in the San Gabriel Valley than in any other comparable region of California. As the Intellectual Capital of California the San Gabriel Valley contains over 30 colleges, universities and graduate schools, many of which are ranked above the top schools in their fields of other intellectual capitals such as Boston/ Cambridge, Manhattan and Chicago.
The San Gabriel Valley, with its population of over 1.75 million in 2012, contains more institutions of higher education than the City of San Diego (population: 1.3 million), South Orange County (1.4 million), North Orange County (1.4 million), the San Fernando Valley (1.7 million), Greater San Francisco/Stanford (1.8 million) or the East Bay/Alameda County/Berkeley (1.4 million).
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