Education: 2013 Year in Review
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2013 Education Year in Review Key Highlights
- Two out of three degree-seekers are women (66.21%).
- Nursing and healthcare degree programs are sought after by primarily women (84.05%).
- Men tend to outnumber women by the greatest percentage in technology (76.25%), science, math and engineering (75.98%) and business (60.51%).
Level of Education
- 23.32 percent of degree seekers had received their high school diploma or GED
- 27 percent have some level of college experience
- 22.56 percent have received a bachelor’s degree.
- Over 7 percent of online degree seekers have completed a master’s degree
Areas of Specialization
- Business Administration ranks first in popularity among degree-seekers, with 14.14 percent choosing this field
- Bachelors in Nursing is second (7.76%)
- Criminal Justice is third (5.81%).
- California leads the nation with 11.16 percent of LendingTree Education degree-seekers residing in the state
- Texas (8.6%) is second
- Florida is third (6.93%).