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Percentage distribution of adults ages 25 and over, by highest level of educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2003 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 8.1: Educational Attainment

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Table 8.1. Percentage distribution of adults ages 25 and over, by highest level of educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2003
Highest level of education Total White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic      Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
   Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
High school dropout 15.4 10.6 19.7 43.0 12.2 22.8
High school completion 32.0 32.9 35.4 27.4 20.7 35.2
Some college 17.2 17.6 20.1 13.0 11.5 22.2
Associate's degree 8.2 8.8 7.5 5.2 6.8 7.3
Bachelor's degree 17.9 19.7 12.3 8.3 30.7 9.0
Graduate degree 9.3 10.4 5.2 3.1 18.1 3.6
   Master's degree 6.6 7.4 4.0 2.1 12.2 2.7
   Doctoral or professional degree 2.7 3.0 1.1 1.0 5.9 0.9
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), March 2003.

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