Hispanic and black parents are significantly more likely than white parents to place a high priority on college education for their children.
The vast majority of American adults agree that a secure job and the ability to save money for the future are essential. But one thing is now less likely to be seen as a requirement: a college education.
More than six years after the Great Recession ended, almost 10.2 million teens and young adults in the U.S. are neither working nor in school.
College-educated women have an almost eight-in-ten chance of still being married after two decades.
When asked a series of 12 science-related questions, whites, on average, fared better than blacks or Hispanics. What's behind this knowledge gap?
Attention, parents of third graders: If demographic patterns hold, your children could be in the largest U.S. college freshman class ever.
Helped by the economic recovery, the share not working or enrolled in school dropped to a historic low of 16% by 2014, a Pew Research Center analysis found.
The likelihood of becoming a young father plummets for those with a bachelor’s degree or more: Just 14% had their first child prior to age 25.
Asians, especially Chinese, are responsible for most of the sharp increase in foreign students at U.S. colleges and universities. Foreign students are more likely to study science, engineering and math than U.S. students as a whole, especially at the post-baccalaureate level.
If Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wins the Republican presidential nomination next year, he'll be the first major-party nominee without a college degree since Barry Goldwater in 1964.