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2016 data includes first-time tracking of high-quality certificates

A Stronger Nation 2016

Lumina's annual report of progress toward the goal, A Stronger Nation offers detailed data arrays that describe postsecondary attainment at the national, state and county levels. The report also provides postsecondary attainment data for each of the nation’s 100 most populous metropolitan regions.

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A Stronger Nation 2016

Postsecondary learning builds the talent that helps us rise


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Full report (includes all 50 states) | 12.3M | 218 pages

National summary | 8.3M | 16 pages

Metro-area map | 222k | 1 page

Individual policy briefs for all 50 states


Printed copies

The full report as well as state briefs are available in print


For mobile devices

The Stronger Nation report is fully functional on all web-enabled devices ― including your notebook, tablet or mobile phone. Get it here … and keep moving.