35 Graphs That Will Change the Way You Look at Higher Education

1. Share of College Enrollees by Race/Ethnicity

1 - Share of College Enrollees by Race Ethnicity

Source: Imgur

 

2. Average IQ of Students by Gender Ratio

2 - Average IQ of Students by Gender Ratio

Source: Randal Olson

 

3. Percentage of Bachelor’s Degrees Conferred to Women, By Major

3 - Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees Conferred to Women, By Major

Source: Randal Olson

 

4. Where Are the Most International Students in the U.S.?

4 - Where Are the Most International Students

Source: Imgur

 

5. How Educated Are Today’s 27 Year Olds?

5 - How Educated Are Todays 27 Year Olds

Source: The Atlantic

 

6. Who Finishes College?

6 - Who Finishes College

Source: Washington Post

 

7. SAT vs. Graduation Rate – Public Vs. Private

7 - SATvsGraduation

Source: /r/DataIsBeautiful

 

8. Where Kids Go to College: State Area Proportional to Number of Students Attending College

8 - Where Kids Go to College

Source: Nefarious Plots

 

9. Average SAT Scores by Family Income

9 - Average SAT Scores by Family Income

Source: Imgur

 

10. College Textbook Prices vs. Consumer Prices

10 - College Textbook Prices vs. Consumer Prices

Source: Imgur

 

11. Median Earnings by Age and Education Level

11 - Median Earnings by Age and Education Level

Source: Imgur

 

12. Impossible To Work Your Way through College

12 - Impossible To Work Your Way through College

Source: Randal Olson

 

13. State Cut Higher Education Funding

13 - State Cut Higher Education Funding

Source: Imgur

 

14. State Funding Per Student

14 - State Funding Per Student

Source: Randal Olson

 

15. US Spending on Imprisoning Students vs. Educating People

15 - cost per inmate copy

Source: Mic

 

16. 20-year ROI from Going to College, by State

16 - 20-year ROI from Going to College, by State

Source: Imgur

 

17. 1500 Colleges Plotted by 30-Year ROI and Total Cost

17 - 1500 Colleges Plotted by 30-Year ROI and Total Cost

Source: Radio Open Source

 

18. ROI on College Compared to Alternative Investments

18 - ROI on College Compared to Alternative Investments

Source: Brookings.edu

 

19. Where Does Your College Tuition Go?

19 - where does your college tuition go

Source: Radio Open Source

 

20. Cost of Attending College

20 - Cost of Attending College

Source: Dadaviz

 

21. Who Is Receiving Financial Aid?

21 - Who is receiving financial aid 121 - Who is receiving financial aid 2

Source: Chegg

 

22. US Student Loan Debt Outstanding

22 - US Student Loan Debt Outstanding

Source: Dadaviz

 

23. College Degrees Award Per Capita

23 - College Degrees Award Per Capita

Source: Randal Olson

 

24. How Education Level Has Affected Annual Salary in Different Generations

24 - How Education Level Has Affected Salary

Source: Pew Social Trends

 

25. Annual Wage by Education

25 - Annual Wage by Education

Source: Fortune

 

26. Income Bracket Compositions by Education Attainment

26 - Income Bracket Compositions by Education Attainment

Source: Imgur

 

27. Taste In Music by SAT Score

27 - Taste In Music by SAT Score

Source: Labnol

 

28. How Professors Use Their Time

28 - How Professors Use Their Time

Source: Imgur

 

29. Where Apple, Google, and Facebook Get Their Recruits

29 - Where Apple, Google, and Facebook Get Their Recruits

Source: Imgur

 

30. Average Length of Dissertations by Major

30 - Average Length of Dissertations by Major

Source: Imgur

 

31. 4 Decades of College Degrees, In 1 Graph

31 - 4 Decades of College Degrees, In 1 Graph

Source: NPR

 

32. Most and Least Lucrative College Majors

32 - Most and Least Lucrative College Majors

Source: NPR

 

33. Annual Earnings by Undergraduate Major

33 - Annual Earnings by Undergraduate Major

Source: Dadaviz

 

34. What Happens When You Graduate and Get a Real Job

34 - What Happens When You Graduate and Get a Real Job

Source: Imgur

 

35. US Colleges Who Students have the Toughest Time Paying Back Loans

35 - Toughest Time Paying Back Loans 135 - Toughest Time Paying Back Loans 235 - Toughest Time Paying Back Loans 3

Source: Imgur