The Illinois Public Agenda for College and Career Success - One Illinois

A Blueprint for the Future of Illinois

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Goal 1: Increase Educational Attainment
Adults Enrolling in College


Performance Measures Public
Agenda Baseline
Year 2 2018
Year 10
Benchmarks

Adults Enrolling in College.  Enrollment of 25-49 year olds per 1,000 adults 25-49 year olds with just a high school diploma.

 

(Amended measure to align with available data)

168.3 per 1,000

217.5 per 1,000 279.1 per 1,000
  • Five best-performing U.S. states; and
  • Selected competitor/ neighboring U.S. states

 

Points of Interest

Goal in 2018

  • Illinois ranks 10th in the nation with a rate of 217.5 per 1,000 adults age 25-49 years who are enrolled in college. (Figures 1.13 & 1.14)

279.1 per 1,000.  The goal is the midpoint between the best-performing and the fifth best-performing state.

Illinois in Comparison to Selected States

Figure 1.13. Enrollment of 25 to 49 year olds per 1,000 adults 25 to 49 year olds with just a high school diploma, baseline year and current. Largest number is best.
Figure 1.13. Enrollment of 25 to 49 year olds per 1,000 adults 25 to 49 year olds with just a high school diploma, baseline year and current. Largest number is best.

Illinois in Comparison to All States

Figure 1.14. Enrollment of 25 to 49 year olds per 1,000 adults 25 to 49 year olds with just a high school diploma. Largest number is best.
Figure 1.14. Enrollment of 25 to 49 year olds per 1,000 adults 25 to 49 year olds with just a high school diploma. Largest number is best.

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