Independent study ranks Missouri as sixth in the nation for increased percentage of college degrees

Columbia College Missouri Campuses

July 3, 2013

In June the Missouri Department of Higher Education published a story on its website regarding a study conducted by the Lumina Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization that investigated states with increasing populations of college graduates.

According to the article, 36.4% of Missourians had a college degree in 2011, placing the state sixth in the nation for the highest population with such degrees.

To read about the states with the higest and lowest rankings, the national average, and projections about the future direction of education trends in Missouri and the nation as a whole, read the full article here.