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STEM Attainment: Percent of Bachelor's Degrees Earned in STEM fields

This metric calculates the proportion of those with bachelor's degrees who have earned them in the fields of science, technology, engineering or math. Technology includes computer-related fields.

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metro Average — Percent Change Since 2013

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth & Level

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top Ranked
Metro Value
10th Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2017 29.1% 28  San Jose  57.2% Minneapolis 36.0%  28th
(down from 26th)
2016 30.3% 26 San Jose 56.6% Virginia Beach 36.3%
Growth* Change in Percent 2016-17 0.13% 15 Milwaukee 1.02% Minneapolis 0.19% 15th
(down from 8th)
Change in Percent 2015-16 0.38% 8  Providence  0.79% San Antonio 0.34%

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: American Community Survey
Excel data: Percent of Bachelor's Degrees Earned in STEM fields

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Percent of Bachelor's Degrees Earned in STEM Fields - 2017


Percent of Bachelor's Degrees Earned in STEM Fields - 2016