Immigrants who settle in Northern Virginia are well educated and bring with them varying levels of work and educational experience
2013 to 2017 Period
20.9 percent of immigrants had an advanced degree, either a master’s, professional or doctoral degree.
44.5 percent of immigrants in Northern Virginia age 25 and older had at least a bachelor’s degree.
The proportion of immigrants with a bachelor’s degree or higher in Northern Virginia at 44.5 percent, is much higher than immigrants in the United States at 31.2 percent.