55 by ’25 College Degree Attainment Rate

More of Hawai‘i’s Working Age Adults Have a College Degree

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey. BI50001: Sex by Age by Educational Attainment for the Population 18 Years or Over. 1-year estimates. Chart includes aduilts 25-64 age range.

HIDOE Graduation Rate

2008 – 2019

Source: Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education with data provided by the Hawai‘i Data eXchange Partnership. (2020). Historical Trends in College Enrollment and On-Time Graduation for HIDOE students (DXP ID 679).

HIDOE College Enrollment

First Fall Nationwide College Enrollment from 2008 – 2019

Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education with data provided by the Hawai‘i Data eXchange Partnership. (2019). “Historical Trends in College Enrollment and On-Time Graduation for HIDOE students” (DXP ID 577).

Postsecondary Certificate with Economic Value Attainment

Number of Hawai‘i’s Residents in 2017 that have a high quality certificate with economic value (certificates that have workplace value and provide gainful employment).

Certificates Attained

Source: “Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees”, Georgetown University Center on the Workforce, June 2012

Total Number of Hawai‘i Degrees Awarded

University of Hawai‘i and Hawai‘i privates (HPU, Chaminade, BYU)

Associate, Baccalaureate, Master, Doctorate and Professional Practice Degrees Awarded

Source: HI Privates: IPEDS Provisional Data; UH: IRAO DAPIR

Median Earnings for Hawai‘i Adult Civilian Workers in 2018

Hawai‘i Median Earnings for Adult Civilian Workers by Degree

Source: 2018 employment counts from HI Long-term Occupation Projections 2018-2028; median annual wages from HI Occupation Employment Statistics survey (2017, 2018, 2019).

$31,056 – Survival Budget for Single Adult, HI living wage ALICE 2020
$90,828 – Survival Budget for 2 adults + 2 young children, HI living wage ALICE 2020

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