U.S. American's opinion on how well a university degree prepares for jobs 2016

This statistic shows opinion of U.S. Americans on how well a university degree prepares someone for a well-paying job in 2016. In 2016, more than 50 percent of Americans thought that four-year degree institutions prepared students somewhat well for entering the workforce.

How well do you think a university degree prepares someone for a well-paying job in today's economy?

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Source

Release date

October 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 25 to June 29, 2016

Number of respondents

5,006 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

American adults

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrase by the source as follows: "In general, how well do you think a ___ prepares someone for a well-payed job in today's economy?"
Missing percentage points to 100 percent are due to volunteered responses of "depends on the person/job" and "don't know/refused" not shown.

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