Adult Learners are an Important Employer Resource


Lumina Foundation’s goal is that 60 percent of Americans will have a high-quality credential or degree by 2026. percent of adult learners work full-time and 18.5 percent work part-time. Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce report Learning While Earning: The New Normal states that about 40 percent of undergraduate students and 76 percent of graduate students work at least 30 hours a week while they attend school.

Commanding the Current Market: Traditional Students

Burning Glass Technologies

The NCES projects that, even as far out as 2026, traditional-aged students will still make up 60% of total postsecondary enrollment. . 1 reason for attending college was to get a better job, which was identified as “very important” by 85% of students.

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