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Educational Attainment Houston

Houston has a well-educated workforce with strengths in the science, engineering and business fields of study.
Published on 9/30/19
Educational Attainment Houston


Educational Attainment - Houston


One-third of Houstonians 25 years or older is a college graduate (33.1 percent)—a rate higher than that of the U.S. (32.6 percent) and Texas (30.3 percent).


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Science, engineering and related degrees have been awarded to 777,020 Houstonians or 49.0 percent of Houston’s college graduates—compared to 45.3 percent of college graduates nationwide, and 44.9 of college graduates in Texas.   


Nadia Valliani
Manager, Research

Education Living in Houston Employment Workforce Development

Houstonians with a science, engineering or related degree

33.1 percent

One-third of Houstonians 25 years or older is a college graduate

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