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What Is a College Degree Worth?

JScottKemp Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 4:38 PM
I figure that I have averaged making $20,000 per year more than I would have made without my college degree, for 46 years. You do the math.
hwaet2 Wrote: Jun 30, 2012 2:56 PM
Did you major in "Feminist Studies" or "History of Italian Film"? That was her point.

What is college really worth?

A lot of people are asking that question -- and it's the cover story of this month's Utne Reader magazine.

My older son is 30, and my younger is 17. I'm hoping my two sons escape from the consequences of graduating into this terrible economy, which is going to dampen the value of not only a college degree, but of all those graduate degrees parents are paying for (and students are borrowing on) for decades to come.

The companion piece to the Utne Reader cover story is called "The Ph.D. Now Comes With Food Stamps." It...