What Percentage of Americans Have Graduate Degrees.
The percentage of Americans with college degrees in the US increased significantly in recent years. In 2016, 33.4% of people aged 25 and over had a college degree or a higher qualification, 3% more compared to 2011.
If we look at total enrollments in U.S. graduate schools, we find that in 2018, there were 1,869,845 students. Of these, 190,224, or 10.2 percent were African Americans. Women made up 69.5 percent of all African American graduate school enrollments.
Needless to say, the share of attorneys as a percentage of the population is greater in the District of Columbia than any of the states, by far. Data for (“resident active”) attorneys used in these graphs comes are from the American Bar Association. The ABA’s website seems insistent that anyone referencing their data should state it is.
They earned fewer than 3 percent of all PhDs granted to Americans in 1966, and 9 percent of those degrees in 2000. In the case of science and engineering PhDs only, minorities increased their share of the PhDs received by U.S. citizens to 2.7 percent in 2000, compared to a negligible number in 1973.
American Chemical Society Degrees Earned in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering by Gender: 2012 51% 67% 55% 64% 63% 69% 49% 33% 45% 36% 37% 31% BA Chemistry BA Chemical Engineering MA Chemistry MA Chemical Engineering PhD Chemistry PhD Chemical Engineering Men Women American Chemical Society.
Eighty Percent of African Americans over age 25 have high school diplomas. The average number of African Americans that have at least a bachelor’s degree increased two percentage point to 19% since the year 2000.This however is still ten percentage points lower than the national average.
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