While I cover the higher-ed world, some of the statistics that I find in the issue stun me each year.For instance, I certainly didn’t know this: 9.4 percent of all college students attend community college in California. Today I’m sharing some of the latest higher-ed statistics that you might find surprising: 1. One of the fastest growing degrees is in park, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies.How many private schools are there in the United States? Private schools account for 25 percent of the nation's schools and enroll 10 percent of all PK-12 students. Census Bureau has data on the social and economic characteristics of students enrolled in the nation’s schools during the month of October 2015. These are just a few of the frequently asked questions we get at CAPE. (Unless otherwise noted, all data are from the National Center for Education Statistics.) There are 33,619 private schools in the United States, serving 5.4 million PK-12 students.The northeastern states will experience declines in growth, while high school grads will grow by 24 percent in both Texas and Florida.
Our credit score speaks of our creditworthiness, gives potential lenders a peek into our credit history, and even predicts our financial future.However, recent correlations have been drawn between credit scores and other factors saying more about us than we'd ever imagined.Here are a few examples: According to the Insurance Information Institute, drivers with lower credit scores file 40% more claims than drivers at the higher end of the credit scale. Certain states also have higher credit scores than others.See where you stand and compare credit scores by state, age and email domain.
While these comparisons are fun, they’re also an interesting way to gauge the overall credit health of Credit Karma members.
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