college drinking

College Student Alcohol Drinking Statistics

College Student Drinking Statistics Data
Percent of people in America who drink alcohol 67 %
Percent of college graduates who drink alcohol 71 %
Percent of high school graduates who drink alcohol 58 %
Percent of college students who binge drink 44 %
Percent of college students that said "drinking to get drunk" is an important reason for drinking 48 %
Percent of all alcohol that college students reported drinking that was consumed by binge drinkers 91 %
Percent more likely that a college student who frequently binge drinks will miss classes 21 %
Number of college students annually who die from alcohol-related unintentional injuries 1,700
Percent of college students who reported driving after consuming 5 or more drinks 23 %
Number of students annually who are assaulted by someone who has been drinking 696,000
Percent of college students that met the criteria for alcohol abuse of dependency 19 %
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Statistic & Data References
Sources: NESARC, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Gallup
Date research was conducted: July 14th, 2014