Survey Reveals Growing Trend of Companies Eliminating Bachelor’s Degree Requirements


As the job market evolves, an increasing number of companies are eliminating bachelor’s degree requirements for certain positions. To understand this trend, surveyed 750 business leaders, revealing significant insights:

  • 33% of companies have eliminated bachelor’s degree requirements so far in 2024.
  • 25% of companies plan to eliminate or continue to eliminate bachelor’s degree requirements by 2025.
  • The top reason for cutting degree requirements is a desire to prioritize skills over degrees.
  • 75% of business leaders at companies that have removed degree requirements report that it has been beneficial to their company.