In 2015, 82% of Minnesota's high schoolers graduated on-time (in four years), the highest percentage in the past decade. However, only 52% of American Indian students, 62% of Black students, and 66% of Hispanic students graduated on time, compared to 83% of Asian students and 87% of non-Hispanic White students. (Source: MN Department of Education)
34% of Minnesotans age 25+ earned a bachelor's or higher degree, compared to 30% nationwide (2014).
Nine states have a higher percentage of their adult population possessing a bachelor's degree than Minnesota. (Source for both prior bullets: 2014 American Community Survey)
Data for US, MN, and all available MN counties from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2010-2014 American Community Survey:
Featured Map: Percent of the population (25+) with a bachelor's or higher degree
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