Percentage of high school completers who were enrolled in college immediately after graduation in the U.S. in 2015, by income level

U.S. high school completers who enrolled immediately in college, by income 2015 This statistic depicts the percentage of high school completers who were enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year college in the fall immediately following their graduation in the U.S. in 2015, distinguished by income level. In 2015, around 83.2 percent of high school completers, with high income, enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year college in the fall immediately following their graduation from high school.
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Percentage of high school completers
Low income 69.2%
Middle income 62.2%
High income 83.2%
Percentage of high school completers
Low income 69.2%
Middle income 62.2%
High income 83.2%

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This statistic depicts the percentage of high school completers who were enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year college in the fall immediately following their graduation in the U.S. in 2015, distinguished by income level. In 2015, around 83.2 percent of high school completers, with high income, enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year college in the fall immediately following their graduation from high school.
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Release date
July 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2015
Age group
16 to 24 years
Supplementary notes
Low income refers to the bottom 20 percent of all family incomes, high income refers to the top 20 percent of all family incomes, and middle income refers to the 60 percent in between.
The median family income in the U.S. in 2014 stood at 66,632 U.S. dollars.

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