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).

Links to Higher Learning

California State Universities
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
California State University, Los Angeles
Private Colleges & Universities
Art Center College of Design
Azusa Pacific University
California Institute of Technology
Claremont Graduate University
Claremont McKenna College
Claremont School of Theology
DeVry University
Emmanuel Bible College
Fuller Seminary
Harvey Mudd College
ITT Technology Institute
Keck Graduate Institute
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Mt. Sierra College
Pacific Coast Bible College
Pacific Oaks College
Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management
Pitzer College
Platt College
Pomona College
Scripps College
University of La Verne
University of Phoenix
University of the West
William Carey International University