TITLE

Educating to Do What?

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Lewis J.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Feb2010, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the costs of college education in the U.S. It notes that only 56% of students attend four-year schools with tuition fees below 9,000 dollars annually, 38% attend four-year schools with fees from 3,000 dollars - 6,000 dollars yearly, and 32% attend two-year public colleges with costs bellow 3,000 dollars. Ohio University professor Richard K. Vedder states that a large subset of population should not go to college as the jobs that does not require a college degree are now increasing. American Enterprise Institute scholar Charles Murray notes that the 4-year residential program for Business Administration (BA) is not the right model for young people as only 10-15% of youth possess the mathematical and linguistic ability to do well in traditional college program.
ACCESSION #
48074765

 

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