55,000 Degrees: Achieving a More Educated City


Aim High, Learn & Adjust, Grow Together

HEI wrote the final report and hosted a virtual summit for 55,000 Degrees in Dec 2020—a nonprofit that started in 2010 with a goal of increasing the number of adults in Louisville who held college degrees to 50% by the end of 2020. Louisville increased the number of working-age adults with an associate degree or higher by 8 percentage points, from 38% to 46%.

Download the report.