Figure CL-6. Percentage of 12th-grade students with definite plans to graduate from a 4-year college, by parents' highest level of education: 1990, 2000, and 2010
NOTE: Percentages reflect students who indicated that they "definitely will" graduate from a 4-year college. Parentsí highest level of education reflects a combination of responses for father's and mother's level of education. For more information on parentsí education, please see Appendix C - Commonly Used Measures. For more information on the Monitoring the Future study, please see Appendix B - Guide to Sources.