Five Ways Ed PaysFor most students who go to college, the increase in their lifetime earnings far outweighs the costs of their education. That's a powerful arguement for college. But more income is by no means the only positive outcome students can expect. The real value of a college education, in addition to greater wealth, consists of more security, better health, closer family, and stronger community.
Individuals with only a high school diploma are about twice as likely to be unemployed as those with a 4-year college degree.
Last Modified on September 27, 2012