NY Times: Will That College Degree Pay Off? (August 13, 2021)

Ann Carrns, in her New York Times article, discusses reports gauging that amount of time that students take to pay off their respective degrees. Her article, “Will That College Degree Pay Off?”, begins as follows:

Most four-year degrees pay off by paving the way for graduates to recoup the cost of their education relatively quickly, a new analysis finds. But that’s particularly true for some programs, while others may offer little economic advantage over a high school diploma.

The findings are part of a report on some 38,000 post-high school degree and certificate programs published this week by Third Way, a center-left public policy group. The report analyzed data collected for the federal Education Department’s “College Scorecard” tool to measure the “return on investment” offered by various higher education programs.

To see the full article, click: “Will That College Degree Pay Off?”

Posted by Anthony Tran, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal

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