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Higher Education

Explore Gallup's research.

by Brandon Busteed

The education system has long asked students to excel on standardized tests. But maybe we should be testing the opposite: what makes students unique.

by Tommy Tran

College graduates who say they were challenged academically are 3.6 times more likely than those who say they were not challenged academically to strongly agree that their education prepared them well for life outside of college.

by Brandon Busteed and Zac Auter

How six key undergraduate experiences prime graduates to succeed in their work and lives after college.

According to the latest Strada-Gallup report, 58% of U.S. adults choose to pursue higher education to get a good job.

73% of Americans say artificial intelligence will eliminate more jobs than it creates.

Opinion
by Brandon Busteed

Current metrics show American high school graduation rates at an all-time high and unemployment at a near historical low. So why aren't people celebrating?

Only a third of students believe they will graduate with the skills and knowledge to be successful in the job market (34%) and in the workplace (36%).

Opinion
by Brandon Busteed

Colleges are supposed to be learning organizations. But their staff and faculty rank lower than other U.S. employees do in measures of learning and growth.

by Zac Auter

Gallup's research on higher education in 2017 illuminated the serious issues facing U.S. colleges and universities.

by Brandon Busteed

A majority of Republicans say colleges and universities have a negative effect on the U.S. Could this have a long-term impact on higher education -- and on the country itself?