Located in Kennesaw, Georgia, Kennesaw State University also maintains a campus in nearby Marietta.
The earnings gap between those with a bachelor’s in Georgia and those with only a high school diploma is $23,159.
On the backs of such a gap, the state is currently working towards a goal of having 60% of its workforce hold some form of postsecondary credential by 2020.
The total number of bachelor’s degrees awarded in the ’12-’13 school year at these schools was: 35,021 at public schools, 9,820 at private nonprofits and 2,813 at private for-profits.
The SREB reports that, as of 2012, 29% of adults between 25 and 64 hold at least a bachelor’s degree.
Grants make up 20.4% of the state’s total fiscal support for higher education.