Percentage of U.S. college students with recent drug use in 2018-2019, by drug type

During the 2018-2019 school year, nearly one quarter of U.S. postsecondary students reported having used marijuana in the past 30 days, whereas 74 percent reported no recent drug use at all. This statistic shows the percentage of postsecondary students with recent drug use in the United States in 2018 to 2019.

Percentage of college students in the United States who had used select drugs in the past 30 days in 2018-2019

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Source

Release date

2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018 to 2019

Number of respondents

62,171 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

College students from 79 schools

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Over the past 30 days, have you used any of the following drugs? (Select all that apply)"

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