Top Pro & Con Arguments
College graduates make more money.
The average college graduate makes $570,000 more than the average high school graduate over a lifetime.  Career earnings for college graduates are 71% to 136% higher than those of high school graduates.  The Federal Reserve Bank of New York calculated a 14% rate of return on a bachelor’s degree, which constitutes a good investment. College graduates earn an average of $78,000, a 75% wage premium over the average $45,000 annual earnings for workers with only a high school diploma.  85% of Forbes’ America’s 400 Richest People list were college grads. Read More