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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

True Cost Of College Degree Depends On Major

This Chart Shows the True Cost of a College Degree Really Depends on Your Major

Jillian Berman | June 30, 2016

Unfortunately for today’s college students, the rising costs of a degree means there’s often little room in the college experience for finding your passion. Instead, avoiding crippling debt postgraduation often requires a cost-benefit analysis of the value of a degree at the ripe, old age of 17.
And that value varies widely depending on which degree you choose. Consider this if you plan on pursuing these fields: Psychology and social science majors spend slightly more each year on college than the national average and earn less than the average starting salary for college graduates once they leave school, according to an analysis released Tuesday by Sallie Mae, a company that originates private student loans.


<more at; related articles and links: (How America Pays for College. 2014) and (What does 4 years of college cost? November 3, 2015)>

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