Wednesday, November 01, 2006
US Air Force Education Statistics for 2005
USAF 2005 Educational Statistics
(Percent, Total Number)
Some College (<2 Years) 73.6% 203,222
AA/AS Degree or equivalent hours 15.6% 43,074
Bachelor's Degree 4.6% 12,701
Master's Degree 0.7% 1,933
PhD or Professional Degree .01% 28
Bachelor's Degree 51.6% 37,798
Master's Degree 38.8% 28,422
Doctoral Degree 1.4% 1,026
Professional Degree 8.2% 6,007
The Heritage Foundation also has a good study about the quality of all US Forces
National Youth High School Graduation Rate = 75%
Military Recruit High School Graduation Rate = 98%
92.1% of Officers held baccalaureate degrees or higher in 2004.
When compared to nearly every civilian educational statistic, the members of the Armed Forces surpass the educational levels of their civilian peers.
The only thing most of us can't compete with is the fact that we weren't born in Massachusetts with a silver spoon up our keisters, and we didn't serve in Viet-Naaahhhhmm.
posted by El Capitan at 11:41 AM
I've got an educational stats release that I just recieved by email, which I turned around and posted on my site. I'll link over to yours as well.6:10 PM