Attainment Levels

About this Indicator

This measure shows the percentages of adults aged 25-64 who have completed some college, a subbacalaureate certificate, an associate degree, or a bachelor’s degree or higher. The subbacalaureate industry-recognized certification attainment rate is measured for 2018 and after.

Data Source

Associate degree and higher attainment: U.S. Census Bureau. American Community Survey one-year estimates: Sex by age by educational attainment for the population 18 years and over.

Certificate/certification attainment rate: Lumina Foundation. A stronger nation: Learning beyond high school builds American talent.

Note. The estimate for 2020 is not reported due to data collection problems that occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.