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Use our interactive map of the U.S. to view state-level research on job projections, the economic value of college majors, and sector studies on healthcare, nursing, and STEM.



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Workers with a bachelor’s degree or higher have the most positive outlook for gaining traction in the 16 career clusters. In fact, 72% of jobs..

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College Students: Your Finances Could Use a Freshman Orientation, Too

Upcoming college students, are your finances in order? Check out this US News article for some tips on how to set a budget and manage your students..

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Q7: Education is key. Provide students with the knowledge they need to succeed! #AfAmEdChat

Employers invest money into both in-house training and outside-training. #CEWeconomics

Twitter Media

Will the Dept. of Ed's new #job training program #EQUIP move us forward or backward? @insidehighered

Learn about the average salary of a #college degree holder vs. skilled labor in this @globalpost article:

Employer spending on formal training has increased by 26% since 1994. Learn more: #CEWeconomics #wkdev

Employers spend the most money on training #college-educated workers in service industries. #TalkTalent

Only 17% of formal employer-provided training goes to those with a high school diploma or less. #CEWeconomics

#College grads are 1.3 times more likely to be employed than those with just a high school diploma. Read:

Hillary Clinton calls for a national campaign to address the changing #job climate for American factory workers:

The Problem With Public Colleges Going Tuition-Free

In this The Atlantic article, Ronald Brownstein discusses Hillary Clinton’s proposal to make public colleges tuition-free and what it could mean for lower- and middle-income students. He quotes Anthony Carnevale in his article.


Kaine on Card Check: It’s Complicated

In this Bloomberg BNA article, Chris Opfer writes about Virginia senator, Tim Kaine and his refusal to sign a letter circulated by the AFL-CIO.


The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor