One of these statistics is the starting salaries of college graduates compared to those of a high school graduate. The starting salaries of college graduates are better than that of people who only graduated from high school. Starting salaries of college graduates are also steadily increasing over time. The overall average starting salary for a U.S. class of 2013 college graduates stands at $45,327, an increase of 2.4 percent over the report... ... middle of paper ... ... N.p., n.d.
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Stabilizing the Increasing Tuition Rates for Nebraska’s Colleges and Universities Since the economic downturn of the country’s recession, post high school education has been affected by rising inflation rates and the need to scrape up more money than what other-wise would be necessary. In 2013 a number of states have seen a great improvement. However it can’t be left out that the standards of education and funding for schools have greatly decreased causing students to not be as primed for what lies ahead. The University of Nebraska System, along with Nebraska State and Community colleges should stabilize its tuition rates so more students can have the opportunity to attend college and graduate successfully. Problem Statement The State and Local government has a thriving economy unlike other states.
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If more students are attending college, why not bring down the price for tuition if they are making more money. “The pay gap between college graduates and everyone else reached a record high last year”, according to the new data, which is based on an analysis of Labor Department statistics by the Economic Policy Institute in Washington” (Leonhardt, David). “Americans who attend a four year university and obtained a degree, made 98 percent more and hour than on average 2013 than people without a degree” (Leonhardt, David). That is great, people have really worked hard
(2012). Tuition and student fees report. Retrieved from http://services.aamc.org/ tsfreports/report_median.cfm?year_of_study=2013 Fastweb. (2013). FAFSA and independent student.
Most high school students dream of attending college after high school. The know that an education will earn them more money, get them better jobs and give them the opportunity do what they want in life. The problem is; between 2006 and 2016, nearly 4.5 million students won’t pursue college degrees because their families can’t afford higher education (Gates Foundation, 2009). Furthermore, only a little of half of those who do start college full-time to obtain a 4-year degree finish. Of those students who attend community college less than 3 out of 10 finish with the Associate’s Degree (Complete College.org, 2009).