“degree” Charts

How much less is your bachelor's degree worth? »

According to the most recent census, 113,000 janitors in the U.S. have at least a bachelor’s degree. And, over 18,000…

by: Noah
views: 198
Score: 6

Who's Hiring? »

Education and healthcare led the way for the top-hiring industries for recent college graduates for the 2014 year. The starting…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 131
Score: 5

How Important is a Degree After High School? »

In a postsecondary education age characterized by large student loans and unpromising job prospects, Americans nonetheless regard a degree after…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 104
Score: 3

Highest Educated but Jobless- A Lawyer's Struggle »

Lawyers, who pay a very high price for their education (second to doctors), are finding it increasingly hard to get…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 107
Score: 2

More Education Leads to Greater Earnings, Less Unemployment »

Those with a college degree earn about twice as much as those with only a high school diploma.

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 105
Score: 2

High School Dropout Rate: Males vs. Females »

The high school dropout rate among Americans ages 16 to 24 has been decreasing since 1967. However, the sex with…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 168
Score: 2

Teachers Are Becoming Better Educated »

Public school teachers are becoming increasingly likely to pursue higher education. In 1961, only 23.1% of public school teachers held…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 95
Score: 2

A Degree Is Still Worth It »

Not only do college grads have significantly higher earnings, they also have a much lower unemployment rate. Note the large…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 67
Score: 1

What does it mean that US education rates are slipping? »

America hasn't held the top spot in college attainment of young adults since the 1970s. Does this mean our kids…

by: Noah
views: 117
Score: 1

Opportunity Youth Accept Responsibility for Their Futures »

When the Roosevelt Institute’s Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative went to New Orleans to examine the young unemployment problem,…

Roosevelt Institute
by: Roosevelt Institute
views: 191
Score: 1

What is the most valuable school subject? »

40% of men surveyed in a Gallup poll stated that math was the most valuable subject they had studied in…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 103
Score: 1

Over 2 Million Americans Earning Degrees Every Year »

The most commonly awarded degree is a Bachelor's, with almost 1.5 million Americans earning them annually. Only 1/3 of that…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 38

Online degrees from top schools not attractive to employers »

The majority of employers still aren't sold on the idea of hiring employees with online degrees. A report by the…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 135

College Major Still Undecided? Consider Engineering. »

A recent survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that, of the ten top-paying college majors for…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 151

Latinos in California Lacking Higher Education »

Latinos make up 38 percent of California's population, which makes it even more concerning that among all racial groups in…

The Media Consortium
by: The Media Consortium
views: 850

Why More & Better Financial Aid is Needed for Students »

The unmet need, or the gap between college costs and what students can afford to pay on their own, is…

views: 115

Study Proves Effectiveness of Teach For America Teachers »

According to a new randomized study conducted by Mathematica Policy Research, Teach for America teachers were found to be more…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 88

How much student debt do colleges consider "reasonable"? »

College admissions directors were asked how much debt they thought was "reasonable" for a student to accrue in four years.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 150

Getting Ahead: Cheating Among Harvard's Incoming Freshmen »

According to a new Harvard survey, ten percent of Harvard's incoming freshman reported cheating on exam prior to entering college,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 83

American Levels of Education »

While 85.9% of Americans do graduate High-school, only 10.6% successfully pursue graduate level education. Of the 57.5% who enroll in…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 32

Does your job really require a college degree? »

Among U.S. professional/executive/managerial workers, only 67% say that they need a college degree to perform their job. Only 50% of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 116

Decreasing Reliance on Public School Transportation »

The percentage of students transported at public expense has been slowly decreasing since peaking at 61.3% in 1984-85. In 2007-08,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 65

Is the 2-year college in trouble? »

While the number of 4-year colleges in the U.S. continues to grow, the number of 2-year colleges has remained stagnant…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 32