Is a Diploma Worth the Debt?
November 7, 2006 3:18pm CST
Is college a good deal despite rising debt? Two reports released this week help answer the question. On Tuesday, the College Board announced that the median debt for four-year college graduates has reached $19,300. Yesterday, the Census Bureau announced that a degree is worth $22,900 a year (after comparing the average earnings of college and high school graduates).