By now, we all know the statistics.
- We know that College graduates will earn 84% more in their lifetime than those without a college degree.
- We know the the number of high paying jobs with no college degree are dwindling. Rapidly.
- We know that, in the next 5 years, nearly 70% of jobs will require some form of a college education.
We know that COLLEGE IS IMPORTANT.
But, we also know, that student loan debt (as of 2011) has now eclipsed credit card debt as the American publics biggest debt. Ya’ll owe over $830B to various debtors in relation to your college education.
Now, more than ever, we need to know if college is worth the cost. One way to figure that out? How about comparing the Average Starting Salary by Major, or the Average Starting Salary by State?
Or, lets just make a big list of college’s with the highest average starting salary: