Parents who felt confident about meeting tuition costs for college in the U.S. 2016

The statistic shows the level of confidence among parents of meeting the costs of college tuition for their offspring in the United States in 2016. As of 2016, about 75 percent of parents who had savings felt confident about meeting the college costs, whereas only 28 percent of those from low-income families expressed the same sentiment.

Parents who felt extremely or somewhat confident about meeting the costs of college for their offspring in the United States in 2016, by category

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Sources

In cooperation with
Ipsos
Release date

June 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 26, 2016, to June 6, 2016

Number of respondents

1,959 respondents

Special properties

Parents of children younger than 18

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Family income parameters are defined here as:
High-income family: 100,000 and more;
middle-income family: 35,000 to 99,000;
low-income family: less than 35,000.

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