What percent of the US population are college graduates?
According to the US Census Bureau report on educational attainment 2003, 27.2% have a college degree.
1/3 of high school graduates never read another book for the rest of their lives. 42 percent of college graduates never read another book after college. 80 percent of U.S. families did not buy or read a book last year. 70 percent of U.S. adults have not been in a bookstore in the last five years. 57 percent of new books are not read to completion. 70 percent of books published do not earn back…
75% of students who start college drop out and don't finish. This means that 25% of the population finish college with a 2- 4 year degrees. We have a tendency to think that there is a lot of college graduates, but there isn't as many as thought. This has not gone up much in the last 60 years. In 1950 21% graduated with a degree.
More than half the U.S. population 25 years of age and over in 2000, (52 percent) had completed at least some college education. Just under one quarter (24 percent) had a bachelor's degree or more. Nine percent had an advanced degree (master's degree, professional degree or doctoral degree. The above was taken from the U.S, Census Bureau.