Must-Know Gen Z College Statistics [Latest Report]

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"About 62% of Gen Z college students say a college degree is necessary for future success, Source: Survey by Barnes & Noble Education,"

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"Gen Z is the most racially and ethnically diverse generation, with 48% identifying as non-white, affecting college diversity,"

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"Around 70% of Gen Z college students are concerned about affording school tuition, Source: AICPA,"

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"89% of Gen Z enrolled in college report good or excellent mental health,"

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"About 31% of Gen Z college students have some type of debt,"

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"Gen Z college graduates can expect to earn $37,000 per year on average,"

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"93% of Gen Z college students are first-generation students,"

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"Gen Z college students feel more financial pressure than previous generations, with 47% working more hours during college,"

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"Around 64% of Gen Z college students prefer to learn via technology-driven tools,"

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"About 28% of Gen Z college students have delayed enrollment or taken a gap year,"

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"54% of Gen Z students expressed their preference for careers in technology,"

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"84% of Gen Z students say they feel they are prepared for their first job,"

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"Over 60% of Gen Z students pursue a four-year college degree,"

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"90% of Gen Z college students believe they can find their ideal occupation,"

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