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.

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