What does this measure?
Degrees Awarded by degree program and university, by Year.
Why is this important?
The degrees being awarded from higher education institutions within the County are a firm indicator of the type of talent which is available to local employers, as well as represent a large sector of the local economy.
How is Erie County doing?
Between the years 2010 to 2017, there was a far higher number of Health Profession and Related Program degrees awarded (33,898) from 10 of the 12 degree-awarding institutions in Erie County than other degree programs, representing 31.6% of all degrees awarded in that time. The three highest degree programs in Health, Business, and Education combined account for more than half of all degrees awarded between 2010 to 2017. Notable increases in awards exist in the Engineering Technologies and Public Administration & Social Services programs. One notable decrease in awards exists in the Legal Professions and Studies programs.
How does Erie compare to its Peers?
How does Erie compare to Pennsylvania?
About this Data
Analysis performed by Data Center on data retrieved from Emsi, 2019.
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