Projected Degree Gap: 21.2%

Percent of 25 to 64 Year Olds with Associate Degrees or Higher

Levels of Education

for Arizona

AGES 25-64
  • 229,172 | 6.9%Less than ninth grade
  • 289,490 | 8.7%Ninth to 12th grade, no diploma
  • 790,642 | 23.8%High school graduate (or equivalency)
  • 875,773 | 26.3%Some college, no degree
  • 284,989 | 8.5%Associate degree
  • 557,550 | 16.8%Bachelor’s degree
  • 300,839 | 9.0%Graduate or professional degree

Attainment Rates

for Arizona

By Population Group AGES 25-64
  • 42.9%White
  • 35.1%Black
  • 15.8%Hispanic
  • 59.3%Asian
  • 16.7%Native American

Percentage of Arizona adults (25-64) with a two- or four-year degree by county:

Apache 20.0 La Paz 14.4 Pinal 27.2
Cochise 35.4 Maricopa 36.5 Santa Cruz 20.3
Coconino 40.6 Mohave 19.6 Yavapai 30.9
Gila 23.9 Navajo 23.3 Yuma 21.2
Graham 21.8 Pima 38.3    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2008 American Community Survey

Note: Data unavailable for Greenlee County, which has fewer than 20,000 residents.