About 13.1 Percent Have a Master’s, Professional Degree or Doctorate. The educational level of American adults is on the rise as more college graduates go on to earn master’s, professional and doctoral degrees. Now, about 13.1 percent of U.S. adults have an advanced degree, up from.
The educational attainment of the U.S. population is similar to that of many other industrialized Over one in four adults (27 percent) had attained at least a bachelor's degree. Both of In 2015/2016, women earned 61% of associate degrees, 57% of bachelor's degrees, 59% of master's degrees, and 53% of doctorates.
Another 21 percent have attained a bachelor's degree, while 9.3 percent of adults over 25 have a master's degree. Almost 2 percent of.