College Worth: College provides plenty of intellectual and possible economic benefits. However, the dismal job prospects for new college graduates have revived debates about whether college is worth it.
Is College Worth It? Let’s explore the attitudes of the public and college presidents about the value, cost, quality, mission and payoff of college education.
The infographic is based on findings from a pair of Pew Research Center surveys conducted this spring. One is a telephone survey taken among a nationally representative sample of 2,142 adults ages 18 and older. The other is an online survey among the presidents of 1,055 two-year and four-year private, public and for-profit colleges and universities.