Eye on Education

In Ohio, College Degree Attainment Ticks Up Only Slightly

An annual survey by the Lumina Foundation shows that Ohio has been unable to significantly boost the number of working-age adults in the state with a two or four-year college degree. As the Plain Dealer reports, the survey shows in one year the rate of degree attainment increased one percentage point, from 35.5 percent to 36.5 percent. State officials have set a goal of 60 percent by 2020.

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Despite local and state efforts to increase the number of residents with associate or bachelor’s degrees, Ohio continues to lag in college attainment, according to the Lumina Foundation.

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