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College is PowerA College Education Opens Doorsto a Better Job and Many Other Benefits
OverviewWhy Should You Go To College?College is the pathway to success and a better lifeCollege graduates earn more money and get betterjobsUnemployment rates are lower for college graduatesCollege will help you help your familyCollege is a lot of fun!A Who’s Who of Famous College GraduatesHow Do You Pay for College?2
Pathway to Success and a Better LifeCollege opens doors to opportunity and expandsyour horizons. You will experience new points ofview.Graduating from college will be a source of pridebecause it is a great accomplishment.You get to follow your dreams and determineyour future!3
College Graduates Earn More MoneyHigh School DropoutHigh School GraduateSome College, No DegreeAssociate's DegreeBachelor's DegreeMaster's DegreeDoctorate (Ph.D.)Professional Degree$1,102,120$1,531,400$1,863,040$1,920,680$2,742,160$3,337,800$4,449,440$5,612,760Average Lifetime Earnings4
Earn More by Staying in SchoolHigh schoolgraduatesearn $430,000 more overtheir lifetimes than high schooldropouts.Double your income by graduating from college.An Associate’s degree is worth $390,000 more than ahigh school diploma.A Bachelor’s degree is worth $1.2 million more than ahigh school diploma.A Doctorate (Ph.D.) is worth $1.7 million more than aBachelor’s degree.A Professional (law or medical) degree is worth $2.9million more than a Bachelor’s degree.5
College is a Pathway to OpportunityIn a global economywhere the most valuableskill you can sell is yourknowledge, a goodeducation is no longerjust a pathway toopportunity – it is aprerequisite.– President Barack Obama6
College is Required for a Better JobAll of the highest paying jobs require a collegedegree.Jobs for college graduates include betterbenefits, such as health insurance andretirement plans.College graduates have half the unemploymentrates of high school graduates and better jobsecurity.There are many more jobs available for collegegraduates than high school graduates.7
College = Lower Unemployment RatesHigh School DropoutHigh School GraduateSome College, No DegreeAssociate's DegreeBachelor's DegreeMaster's DegreeDoctorate (Ph.D.)Professional Degree9.0%5.7%5.1%3.7%2.8%2.4%2.0%1.7%Unemployment Rates8
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