Most Americans say college is ‘not worth the cost’

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(Liberty Unyielding)The ever-increasing cost of a college education is no longer worth it, according to poll results from a recent poll by the University of Chicago and the Wall Street Journal. Those polled have a historically low opinion of the value of a college degree, marking a “a new low in confidence in what has long been a hallmark of the American dream,” according to the Wall Street Journal.

As the Wall Street Journal notes:
“The survey, conducted with NORC at the University of Chicago, a nonpartisan research organization, found that 56% of Americans think earning a four-year degree is a bad bet compared with 42% who retain faith in the credential.
Skepticism is strongest among people ages 18-34, and people with college degrees are among those whose opinions have soured the most, portending a profound shift for higher education in the years ahead.”

A decade ago, only two in five respondents said college was “not worth the cost because people often graduate without specific job skills and with a large amount of debt to pay off.” But now…

Most Americans say college is ‘not worth the cost’, in recent poll – Liberty Unyielding