Last year, Provo was ranked the 4th smartest city in the Nation, owing in no small part to the County's double gems of BYU in Provo and UVU in Orem. BYU continues to be the Largest Employer in the County, and the 3rd Largest Employer in the State.
- 52.1% of the Utah Valley metro area has a bachelors or graduate degree!
- Utah Valley population: 543,000
- University students: 70,000+
- Freshmen entering BYU/UVU annually: 10,000+
- 2014 degrees granted: