Educational attainment in the U.S. as of 2018

Number of U.S. population in 2018, by educational attainment (population in thousands)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Educational attainment in the U.S. as of 2018 This statistic shows a distribution of the U.S. population aged 18 years and over by the highest level of education completed as of 2018. During this time period, there were approximately 4.5 million people in the United States who had completed their doctorate degree.
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Number of U.S. population in 2018, by educational attainment (population in thousands)

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Number of people in thousands
High school graduate71,368
Some college, no degree46,175
Associate's degree, occupational10,341
Associate's degree, academic13,761
Bachelor's degree51,406
Master's degree21,280
Professional degree3,202
Doctoral degree4,487
Number of people in thousands
High school graduate71,368
Some college, no degree46,175
Associate's degree, occupational10,341
Associate's degree, academic13,761
Bachelor's degree51,406
Master's degree21,280
Professional degree3,202
Doctoral degree4,487
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows a distribution of the U.S. population aged 18 years and over by the highest level of education completed as of 2018. During this time period, there were approximately 4.5 million people in the United States who had completed their doctorate degree.
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