In case you’re wondering about the biggest problem for American colleges today, it’s pretty simple. Students are failing to finish their degrees on time, and often failing the finish them at all, in massive numbers. Key facts: Even at top state universities, only about 65% of students actually finish a four-year degree in four years. […]
You took some college courses but, for one reason or another, you didn’t finish your degree. Now that you’re considering going back to get it done, you’ll be joining the growing ranks of “non-traditional learners,” largely adults, who comprise a fast growing percentage of U.S. college enrollments. Returning to college can pose some unique challenges. […]
Several new studies show that the earnings gap is rising fast between 4 year degree holders and those without, and the average student debt is often less than what’s portrayed in the media.