Is a college cap and gown a financial ball and chain?

Abstract: The cost of a college education continues to rise.The Project on Student Debt estimates that a typical 2009 college graduate accumulated $24,000 in student loan debt. Is a college degree worth the cost? Read the August 2011 Newsletter for the latest data on college versus high school graduates' earnings and employment prospects.

Keywords: Education - Economic aspects; Education;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Liber8 Economic Information Newsletter

Publication Date: 2011

Issue: August