Number of People With Master’s and Doctoral Degrees Doubles Since 2000

Stunning: 35% of those age 25-64 now have at least a 4-year degree.

About 13.1 percent of U.S. adults had a master’s or doctoral degree in 2018, up from 8.6 percent in 2000.

Source: Number of People With Master’s and Doctoral Degrees Doubles Since 2000

The percent who now have a Master’s or higher is now on par with the percent that had a Bachelor’s degree in the 1970s. Think about that.

Where will this be in another 20 years?