Nebraksa is a Top Ten State in Educational Attainment

12 Feb 2013

State News

According to the latest data from the American Community Survey, Nebraska has the ninth highest percentage of residents who have graduated from high school. About 90.5% of Nebraskans have a high school diploma, according to the study. That compares to only 80.7% in Texas, which is ranked No. 50.


Nearly 28% of residents in the Cornhusker State have their bachelor's degree (No. 20), while 9% hold an advanced degree (No. 29). You will find these statistics and much more in the Nebraska Chamber's 2013 Competitiveness Redbook, which will soon be distributed to State Chamber members.


The Redbook examines more than 50 indicators that provide a snapshot of Nebraska's economic environment and business climate, helping guide state leaders and policymakers to make Nebraska an even better place to do business.