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USA: Tertiary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for the USA from 1971 to 1998. The average value for the USA during that period was 61.47 percent with a minumum of 47.31 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 79.18 percent in 1993. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The tertiary school enrollment in the USA is the number of students in tertiary level education as percent of all people who have finished secondary school in the last five years.
Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.