Top Pro & Con Arguments
Many recent college graduates are un- or underemployed.
The unemployment rate for recent college graduates (4.0%) exceeded the average for all workers, including those without a degree (3.6%) in 2019. The underemployment rate was 34% for all college graduates and 41.1% for recent grads.  The underemployment (insufficient work) rate for college graduates in 2015 was 6.2% overall: 5.2% for white graduates, 8.4% for Hispanic graduates, and 9.7% for black graduates.  According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 44% of recent college graduates were underemployed in 2012. Read More