Did you know

The value of a college degree goes beyond job training and potential earnings. Studies show college graduates are happier and healthier than those who did not attend college.

A college education is the key to the kind of life you want. College graduates earn more money and have access to a wider range of job opportunities. Even if you’re not sure about what you want to study, you’ll be able to pursue your interests through various clubs and activities and find a career direction. You also could discover a talent waiting to grow.

college + job = happy

U.S. Mean Annual Earnings
by Education Level

 

No High School Diploma: $25,636

No High School Diploma: $25,636

 

High School Diploma: $35,256

High School Diploma: $35,256

 

Bachelor’s Degree: $59,124

Bachelor’s Degree: $59,124

Advanced Degree: $69,732

 

Advanced Degree: $69,732

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Study; issued March 2016