Among today’s American 25- to 34-year olds, slightly more than 40 percent have associate’s degrees or higher. But that rate places the US only 12th of the 36 countries in a College Board study of countries with the highest graduation rates. Here are the top six countries.
Ireland’s higher education participation rate has increased 2 percent each year since the mid-1960s. While the country enjoys a highly educated workforce and high graduation rate, a little over half the population (57 percent) that could pursue higher education does so.
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