Column: Higher education remains solid investment decision




An investment in higher education may be the most important purchase Hoosiers ever make. Investing in a college degree pays off in terms of more job opportunities and higher earnings, but the benefits extend far beyond financial returns.

The advantages include increased social mobility, greater civic involvement, improved health and wellness, and a higher standard of living.

Despite the undeniable benefits of higher education, some have begun to question whether college is still worth it in response to rising tuition costs, growing student debt, and anecdotes about graduates who can’t find a job.

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