The Fact Book on Higher Education provides a picture of where SREB states stand on the changing workforce and on many aspects of postsecondary education, including college completion and college affordability. Here are some highlights.
The percentage of working-age adults, 25 to 64 years old, in the SREB region holding an associate degree or higher still trails the national average, 39 percent compared with 42 percent in Associate degrees pay off, too. They bring 18 percent more in wages than a high school credential. And jobs for individuals with postsecondary credentials are projected to grow 11 percent between and , faster than for those with high school credentials only, at 5 percent.
Data on progress at key education milestones offer good news, but they also show challenges ahead.
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Pre-K enrollment in the region increased from to by 8 percent, compared with 2 percent nationwide. This growth in the number of school-age children will soon make its way to college.
In the meantime, using the standard calculation the Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate , high school graduation rates rose from 80 percent in to 87 percent in Even so, college enrollment nationwide and in the region declined from to by 5 percent and 3 percent, respectively. College-going rates dropped in 14 of the 16 SREB states.
College enrollment shifted in its racial diversity. The enrollment of white students accounted for 56 percent of undergraduate enrollment in and dropped to 52 percent in During the same period, Hispanic students grew as a percentage of undergraduate enrollment from 15 percent of undergraduate enrollment to 19 percent, but black students fell from 23 percent to 20 percent. Undergraduate and traditional-age students accounted for a larger percentage of students — from 58 percent to 60 percent from to The percentage of young adults 18 to 24 who attended college in was 36 percent in the region, up 2 percentage points from For the same period, the percentage of working age adults dropped about 1 point.
Any drop in adult attendance is troubling when workforce changes are looming. Enrollment at four-year institutions was almost flat in the nation and in SREB states increased about 2 percent between and while two-year college enrollment dropped 11 percent nationwide and 10 percent in the SREB region.
This drop at two-year colleges is troubling because these institutions enroll more non-traditional-age students. These adult students might need more job retraining to meet advancing skill demands in the workplace. First-time, full-time, degree- or certificate-seeking students who enrolled in two-year colleges in fall in the SREB region had a 57 percent progression rate by , a 6 percentage-point increase over those who entered in fall If these rates continue to rise, they will lead to higher completion rates.
Keeping college affordable remains a challenge for SREB states.
Many factors, including tuition and fees, student financial aid, state support of higher education, and family income affect college costs. The data indicate that most students and their families continue to struggle with paying for college. The median annual tuition and fees for the SREB region increased between and Market share.
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