May 3, 2017

Educational attainment among U.S. immigrants, 1960-2015

Year Bachelor’s degree Post-graduate degree
1960 2.5 2.6
1970 4.0 5.0
1980 7.0 8.7
1990 11.5 8.8
2000 13.7 10.3
2010 15.9 11.1
2013 16.4 11.9
2014 16.6 12.0
2015 17.1 12.6

Pew Research Center