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SPOTLIGHT TWO
WHAT ABOUT GRADUATE SCHOOL ?

College Track alumni earn graduate degrees on par with the national average

Today , 13 % of our 2017 graduates are enrolled in graduate school ( 9 % as their primary activity and another 4 % also have a full-time job ). This figure jumps to 30 % for graduates who are one year older , and by the time they are 30-36 years-old , 22 % have a graduate degree and another 15 % are enrolled . This means that up to 37 % of College Track Bachelor ’ s degree holders are on track to earn a graduate degree , in line with graduate school enrollment and completion for all Americans with a Bachelor ’ s degree . 4
Enrolled or Graduated

13 %

Enrolled

30 %

Enrolled

31 %

Graduated Enrolled

37 %

Enrolled
Graduated
National average for all American ’ s with a Bachelor ’ s degree *
< 25 yrs old N = 50
25 yrs old N = 44
26-30 yrs old N = 62
30-36 yrs old N = 60
* Who Goes to Graduate School and Who Succeeds ?, 2017 , Urban Institute
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