Growing Demand for Skilled Workers
The demand for more educated workers is growing. By 2018, 63 percent of all employment will require at least some postsecondary education. At current degree attainment rates, the U.S. will fall short of this demand by at least three million workers.
Source: Anthony P. Carnevale, Nicole Smith, Jeff Strohl. Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018, Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, June 2010.