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Table: Why Not College?

February 08, 2005 1 min read
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A recent national survey of 18- to 25-year-olds asked a number of questions about education and job prospects, such as why young adults don;t attend college.

When people your age don’t go to college, which of these do you think is the most typical reason? It is because:

General

%

African-American

%

Hispanic

%

Asian

%

White, Non-Hispanic

%

They can’t afford it293535 2628
They don’t like school2816203331
They had no adult to guide them1720181516
They want to work and make money2428262324
Don’t know22142

A version of this article appeared in the February 09, 2005 edition of Education Week as Table: Why Not College?

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