Postsecondary Attainment Goals
in SREB States

Resources
 
State 2016
Attainment Level
Goal By
Alabama 37.9% Add 500,000
highly skilled
employees 
2025
Arkansas 39.9% 60% 2025
Delaware 43.2% none none
Florida 46.9% 55% 2025
Georgia 48.0% 60% 2025
Kentucky 44.6% 60% 2030
Louisiana 45.7% Reach the SREB
attainment level
average
2025
Maryland 50.6% 55% 2025
Mississippi 37.5% Reach the national
attainment level
average
2025
North Carolina 47.4% none none
Oklahoma 41.8% 70% 2025
South Carolina 42.0% 60% 2025
Tennessee 40.7% 55% 2025
Texas 42.4% 60% of adults
ages 25-34
2030
Virginia 52.2% 70% 2030
West Virginia 34.7% 60% 2030

Revised November 2018

Unless otherwise indicated, state goals represent a percentage of the state’s working adult population between ages 25 and 64.

Sources

State attainment goals: State higher education agency master plans and other documents

2016 attainment-level data from Lumina Foundation’s A Stronger Nation 2017 report.