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There were 1.8 million people ages 20 to 29 who earned college degrees between January and October 2018. About 1.1 million of these recent degree recipients earned a bachelor’s degree, 352,000 earned an advanced degree, and 374,000 earned an associate degree. Among recent bachelor’s degree recipients, 72.3% were employed in October 2018.1
20% of recent bachelor's degree recipients were enrolled in school in October 2018. These recent graduates who were enrolled in school were much less likely to be employed (47.9%) than those who were not enrolled (78.5%).
Among people who received an advanced degree between January and October 2018, 80.7% were employed in October 2018. Among 2018 associate degree recipients, 75% were employed in October 2018.
This data is from the Current Population Survey. For more information, see “College Enrollment and Work Activity of Recent High School and College Graduates — 2018.” Advanced degrees include master’s, professional, or doctoral degree.1
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