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US Literacy Rates & Statistics for Colleges

To gain adequate literacy in a field of study you'll likely need to seek out higher education. College literacy programs give people the additional education and training needed to advance their career whether they are already a working professional or just graduated high school.

CALiteracy.org was developed to provide people with valuable literacy rate information and statistics about colleges across the U.S. Our information and tools make it easier to find the schools that have the literacy programs you're looking for.

Get Actionable Information About College Literacy Programs & More

CALiteracy.org utilizes sophisticated data sourcing techniques that take literacy statistics from numerous, reputable resources and arrange that data into the organized, easy-to-read information found on the site. Here you will find college literacy information at the national, state and individual school level.

Below is a sampling of the type of data and statistics that can be found on CALiteracy.org:

  • Student Population Information
  • Top College Literacy Fields of Study
  • Total Number of Literacy Programs Offered

The national literacy information on this page provides you with a broad view of literacy programs in U.S. colleges today. Our top 10 lists have more details on specific areas of interest including literacy programs, certifications and more.

Search for Literacy Rates & Statistics in Your State

CALiteracy.org also makes it possible to look at state literacy rates and statistics for colleges of every kind. Just like the national literacy data, this information gives you a look at literacy averages across a select region. You'll find out what your state has to offer in the way of college literacy programs and can compare that information to other states across the U.S.

Start searching for literacy program information today – use the interactive map to get detailed information on the top 100 colleges in the U.S. or explore the information here to learn more about national literacy statistics.

By The Numbers

Information about schools, colleges and universities in the United States.
  • Total Schools: 7,597
  • Total Students: 20,444,500
  • Undergraduate Students: 8,784,440
  • Total Faculty: 1,150,947
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 18:1