WPR News
3:57 pm
Tue June 29, 2004

Wyoming Brain Drain Continues

Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming has among the nation's highest percent of high school graduates, but below the national average for college graduates. The U-S Census Bureau says nationally, 85 percent of those 25 and older graduated from high school while the Wyoming average was 91 percent. That places the state among the top in the nation. In the same age group, the report says 27 percent nationally had at least a bachelor's degree. In Wyoming, that figure was 21 percent, among the lowest in the 50 states.