United States Trailing Other Countries in Degrees

Based on data collected by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, the United States only ranks as having an average percentage of college students actually attaining their bachelor’s degrees among modern industrialized countries. The top ten countries that lead the pack in this area are: Australia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Norway, Poland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. All of these countries promote and produce a greater number of¬†graduate level degree¬†completion. This trend corresponds to the ever-increasing rise in participation in higher education in all of the other countries that were ranked. In order for the United States to improve its ranking position, individuals will need to be more diligent in completing their degrees

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