Adult Education Fact Sheet–United States

Reporting Period: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

Adult education programs in all 50 states and seven territories assist adults in building skills and earning credentials that lead to postsecondary education, sustainable employment, and economic self-sufficiency.

By 2020, 65% of all jobs in the United States will require some form of postsecondary education. It is projected by the American Action Forum that, by 2020, the United States will be short an estimated 7.5 million private sector workers across all skill levels.

Discover all of the adult education innovations & successes taking place across the nation Click on the button below to find information on your state or select from the dropdown.