Breakdown of how many U.S. college students work while they complete their degree

This statistic shows the share of college students in the United States who worked in 2016 while completing their undergraduates. According to the survey, 14 percent of students only worked over the break periods.

Share of U.S. college students that are employed while attending college in 2016, by work period

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Release date

June 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

1,600 respondents

Supplementary notes

The survey is nationally representative and has included 1,600 dependent undergraduate college students and parents.

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