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U.S. Education Market to Hit $1.96 Trillion by 2025

A new forecast values the business of education in the United States at $1.96 trillion by the year 2025.

That figure includes K–12, higher education, corporate training/e-learning and child care — the largest segment of which is K–12 education in terms of size and growth, according to the report, US Education Market (K-12, Post-Secondary, Corporate Training & Child Care): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2021-2025), from Early education and a "rising population of children under 5" were cited as two of the significant growth factors for K–12.

Other trends driving the market cited in the report included: "increasing demand for skilled labor, international demand for US education, rising blended learning, increasing education funding and greater use of technology in [the] education sector."

The $1.97 trillion figure anticipates a compound annual growth rate of 3.77 percent, starting with $1.57 trillion in 2019.

The complete report is available on the Research and Markets site for $1,250 for a single-user license.

About the Author

David Nagel is editorial director of 1105 Media's Education Technology Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal and STEAM Universe. A 29-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.

He can be reached at [email protected]. You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at or follow him on Twitter at @THEDavidNagel (K-12) or @CampusTechDave (higher education).

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