Persistence and attainment rates have increased for sub-baccalaureate students. Read the full PDF.
Older students are more likely to earn certificates at community colleges than traditional-age students. Read the full PDF.
Nearly 60 percent of adult workers have some postsecondary credential. Among credentialed workers with no degree, 43 percent have a postsecondary certificate. Read the full PDF.
High-paying occupations There are about 30 million jobs that pay good salaries for workers without a bachelor’s degree. Read full PDF.
Making progress: The attainment of postsecondary education in the U.S increased from 13 percent in 1950 to 59 percent in 2015. Read the full PDF.
More than one in four students attend two or more institutions to complete their associate degree. Read the full PDF.
Community colleges awarded 1.2 million certificates and associate degrees in 2013-14. Read the full PDF.
About 3.5 percent of new associate degree earners already had a bachelor’s degree. Read the full PDF.
Between 2000 and 2014, the number of certificates awarded at community colleges increased by 236 percent. Read the full PDF.