On Value

Well, it’s official. It looks like the feeling people have about college value is starting to get worse. According to a piece by Sharalyn Hartwell in the Washington Examiner:

The most educated generation in America’s history [is]… starting to question the value of a college education. A Country Financial survey released Tuesday found that only 64 percent of 18 to 29-year-olds think college is a good financial investment, a steep decline of 13 points from last year.

This is not a case so much of people thinking that college itself is wasteful; college is just too expensive and much of this is paid with student loans. And considering many college graduates are having trouble just finding entry-level jobs, of course they wonder if their college loans were worth it.

It looks like a whole lot of people are wondering that now.

Read about the Country Financial survey here.

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Daniel Luzer

Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer