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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