Household incomes in the United States have rebounded from their 2012 bottom in the wake of the Great Recession. And for the most part, the typical incomes of households headed by less-educated adults as well as more-educated adults have increased.
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.
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.