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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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Each year, employers spend $28B on tuition assistance. Does your employer support tuition assistance?

Form the habit of saving early and consistently. Read more: #WednesdayWisdom

Colleges and employers spend the most on formal #postsecondary programs. Interested in learning more? #CEWeconomics

Do #millennials see taking a #vacation as a trap? Read more in this @Fusionarticle: @kmcdonovgh

Best advice for applying for and managing student loans? Do your homework first. Read more: @gailsmarksjarvis

#Certifications, #apprenticeships, and other workforce training comprise $47B of annual spending on formal training.

These are the industry sectors that invest the most in formal training. #CEWeconomics

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The majority of formal training is spent on prime-age #college-educated workers. See more.

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What could tuition-free public college mean for lower-income students? Read more: @RonBrownstein

Only 3% of formal training is spent on workers ages 24 or younger. See more. #CEWeconomics

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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