May 9, 2016

How Do You Value a College Degree?

Writing in the Washington Post recently, Nick Anderson noted that “ . . .  a great number of students and parents want to know their financial bottom line before they commit to enrolling in a college that could cost tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars for a four-year degree.” He noted that the federal government attempts to address this issue through publication of the College Scorecard and that several states are also publishing information about the labor market.