Attitudes towards Higher Education - US - December 2015
"A college degree is still largely viewed as a necessity for a successful career and as a source of greater job security. However, the cost, lack of flexibility, and lengthy time commitment have some adults looking for alternatives to a traditional education."
- Lauren Bonetto, Lifestyles & Leisure Analyst
This report looks at the following issues:
Prospective students looking for faster, cheaper ways to a degree The necessity of a degree may be in question Cost of college and student debt continues to draw scrutiny, concern Parents expect children to finish in four years, average time to degree slightly more than four years