With tuition continuing to rise at levels way above the CPI and median family income, more people are beginning to question whether college is still a good investment. When looking into statistics like student debt and rising tuition we can see the detriment that is put on young adults who wish to further their education. We can also look at the benefits of college which would include decreased unemployment and an increased salary as compared to those who have chosen to omit college. When comparing the two we find that college continues to provide a return for those who decide to invest their time and money in pursuing a higher education. The following paper uses statistics generated from sources such as the Bureau of labor statistics and College Board and analysis of this data by peer reviewed sources.
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