Recent college completion rates across the U.S.

Recent college completion rates across the U.S.

Newly available data from the American Community Survey show rates of college completion (completion of at least a bachelor's degree) for adults age 25 and older vary across U.S. States and counties. The highest rate of college completion, based on data collected in 2006-10, was recorded for the District of Columbia at 49.2 percent. The lowest rate, 17.3 percent, was found in West Virginia. This map is found in the ERS data product, County-Level Education Data, on the ERS website, updated January 17, 2012.


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