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Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

Educational Attainment

This page is updated annually in the Spring.

The following data present information on the highest level of education attained by Kentuckians.

Tables & Reports
Technical Definitions
  • Baccalaureate
    A four-year degree that is also commonly called a bachelor's degree.
  • General Education Development (GED)
    Exam series that, upon completion, is considered to be equivalent to a high school diploma.
  • Median
    The median is the middle value of all the values listed in order.
  • Poverty Rate
    The percentage of the population whose family income falls below federally-determined poverty thresholds. 


Last Updated 11/2/2009
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