27% Think College Graduates Have Skills Needed to Get A Job
An overwhelming majority of adults still believes that in terms of finding a job in today’s economy, a college degree is at least somewhat important, but just one-in-four think most college graduates are qualified to get a job.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 48% of American Adults believe most college graduates do not have the skills needed to enter the workforce. Twenty-seven percent (27%) disagree and think they are qualified to find work. Just as many (25%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The national survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on May 2-3, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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