About one-third of adults under age 30 have student loan debt. In 2016, the amount students owed varied widely, especially by degree attained.
This year will likely be the first year in which women are a majority of the U.S. college-educated labor force.
In 2016, a third of unauthorized immigrant adults were proficient in English – up from a quarter in 2007.
An influx of students from low-income families and students of color at U.S. colleges and universities has almost exclusively fueled the growth in the overall number of undergraduates.
Just 7% of Americans say race should be a major factor in college admissions, while 19% say it should be a minor factor.
Looking for a new religious congregation is common in the U.S. But how likely Americans are to look for a new church varies by their education and income levels.
Today’s 6- to 21-year-olds are already America’s most racially and ethnically diverse generation – and more of them are heading to college than previous generations.
Newsroom employees are more than twice as likely as other U.S. workers to be college graduates. But they tend to make less money than college-educated workers in other industries.
In 2016, 17.2% of U.S. immigrants ages 25 and older had a bachelor’s degree and another 12.8% had attained a postgraduate degree. Both shares are up since 1980.
A projected 50.7 million pre-K-12 students will return to the classroom in U.S. public schools this fall. As the school year gets underway, read key findings about America’s students and their experiences.