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5 College Degrees That Are Great Investments

Higher college costs are driving attention to high-ROI degrees

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College Degrees That Are Great Investments
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College degrees can still bring great returns on investment

As the cost of education and student loan debt have risen, so has students’ interest in college degrees that offer a high return on investment. Students increasingly rely on loans to finance part or most of their education in light of skyrocketing college costs. Pew Research noted that the average student loan balance owed has increased steadily since 1989, reaching $26,682 just a couple of years ago. The problem is, of course, that those loans have to be paid back. That’s why students are not just looking at university degrees in terms of what they want to do for the rest of their lives, but also in terms of what kind of return they’ll get on that hefty investment. So, what are these college degrees that offer a high ROI? You just have to look at the supply-demand equation — where there’s a lot of demand for workers, but typically not a huge supply of skilled labor. Let’s take a look. Next Page

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