The Distance Learner

Advice on earning a college degree through distance education

College Degrees No Longer Cost Effective?

In a recent New York Post article, Jack Hough presents compelling evidence that college degrees are no longer cost effective for most students to pursue. As he puts it:

“A student who secures a degree is increasingly unlikely to make up its cost, despite higher pay, and the employer who requires a degree puts faith in a system whose standards are slipping.”

Distance education, being a less expensive alternative, improves the cost-to-benefit ratio dramatically. For those jobs that require it, a degree earned through distance education may still be worth it.

Read the full article at NY Post

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