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Only A Quarter of Americans Have B.A. Degrees…How Do Your Neighbors Stack Up?

Every time I tell people in a presentation that only about a quarter of Americans have a college degree, I hear gasps of surprise.

But it’s true. Only 27.5% of Americans today have a Bachelor’s degree. The Chronicle of Higher Education has a fun interactive map on its website where you can see by county the exact percentage of people with college diplomas.

Check it out. How educated are your neighbors, generally speaking?

Mark Montgomery
Educational Consultant

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