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January 28, 2020

If You Go to a Liberal Arts College, You’ll Make More Money

In this Forbes article, Derek Newton discusses the findings of the CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.”
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January 28, 2020

The BA Is No Longer the Only Way

In this Forbes article, Carol D’Amico discusses the findings of the latest CEW report, “The Overlooked Value of Certificates and Associate’s Degrees.”
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January 25, 2020

A College Degree Can Now Help You Get a Loan

In this Forbes article, Derek Newton explores the myriad benefits to a college education besides career earnings. Newton cites the CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.”
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January 23, 2020

Will US Universities Be Made Redundant by the Employability Agenda?

In this Times Higher Education article, Paul Basken discusses how companies training their workers will affect higher education. Basken quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the idea of an additional two years of free public education.
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January 22, 2020

Recalibrating Our Understanding of Failure

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Peter Smith explores how marginalized students face systemic barriers to academic completion and success. Smith cites CEW report “Born to Win, Schooled to Lose” and mentions CEW Director Anthony Carnevale.
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January 22, 2020

By 2020, They Said, 2 Out of 3 Jobs Would Need More Than a High-School Diploma. Were They Right?

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Goldie Blumenstyk discusses the predictions of CEW report “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020.” Blumenstyk quotes CEW Chief Economist Nicole Smith on how people have become more educated than predicted.
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January 21, 2020

Study: Community College Access Linked to Higher Earnings, Health Benefits

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz discusses the benefits of increased access to community college. Schwartz cites the CEW report “Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs.”
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January 21, 2020

Is There Really a “Blue-Collar Boom”?

In this Marketplace article, Kimberly Adams discusses how President Trump has handled the economy. Adams quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the decline of factory and manufacturing jobs.
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January 17, 2020

Universities That Boost the Poorest Students to Wealth Are Becoming Harder to Afford

In this Hechinger Report article, Matt Krupnick discusses increasing socioeconomic stratification in higher education. Krupnick cites the CEW report “Born to Win, Schooled to Lose” and quotes CEW Research Director Jeff Strohl on how systems of wealth and poverty perpetuate themselves.
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January 15, 2020

As Enrollment Declines Loom, One Liberal Arts College Is Banking on Free Tuition

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz discusses how Georgetown College in Kentucky plans to offer full-time students living on campus free tuition. Schwartz cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
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January 14, 2020

Report Details Liberal Arts Education ROI

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, Lois Elfman discusses the findings of the latest CEW report, “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Elfman quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the value of specific training in addition to a general education.
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January 14, 2020

A Liberal Arts Education Pays Off — But It Takes Decades

In this CBS News article, Aimee Picchi discusses the findings of the latest CEW report, “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.”
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January 14, 2020

Report: Liberal Arts Colleges Deliver One of the Highest Returns on Investment

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz discusses the findings of the latest CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Schwartz quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the long-term benefits of investing in a liberal arts education.
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January 14, 2020

When It Comes to Future Earnings, Liberal-Arts Grads Might Get the Last Laugh

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Bennett Leckrone compares the return on investment for those who attended liberal arts colleges as opposed to trade or business schools. Leckrone cites the CEW reports “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges” and “A First Try at ROI.”
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January 14, 2020

Liberal Arts Pay Off in the Long Run

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Kery Murakami discusses the findings of the most recent CEW report, “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Murakami also cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on how liberal arts colleges compare to other institutions of higher learning.
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January 14, 2020

Liberal Arts Education Is a Long Term Investment, Study Finds

In this WGBH article, Kirk Carapezza and Kevin G. Andrade discuss the findings of the new CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Carapezza and Andrade quote CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the versatility and long-term value of a liberal arts education.
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January 14, 2020

Liberal Arts Education: Waste of Money or Practical Investment? Study’s Conclusions Might Surprise You.

In this article for the Washington Post, Susan Svrluga discusses the value of a liberal arts education. Svrluga cites the CEW report “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on the long-term payoff of a degree with a liberal arts foundation.
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January 13, 2020

Is Algebra Useful?

In this Forbes article, John Ewing discusses how the subject of mathematics is being trivialized. Ewing cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
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December 31, 2019

How 3 Colleges Make Mobility a Reality

Karin Fischer writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education about three colleges that help students climb the economic ladder. Fischer cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges.”
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December 31, 2019

The Barriers to Mobility

Karin Fischer writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education about how higher education can fail as an engine of social mobility. Fischer quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale and cites the CEW reports on good jobs.
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December 23, 2019

Student Debt Cancellation Debate Shows the Need for an Economics of Humanity

In this Forbes article, Erik Sherman writes about the debate over student debt cancellation. Sherman cites the CEW report “Working While Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students” to show the burden on students to cover the cost of college.
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December 20, 2019

College Grads Earn 80% More—But Only 51% of Americans See College as Very Important

Abigail Hess writes for CNBC about a surprising recent poll that shows just over half of young Americans view college as a necessity. Hess cites the CEW report “Women Can’t Win” to show why more education is particularly important for women’s earnings.
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December 11, 2019

For College Admissions, Is “Adversity” Living Near Poor People?

In this Forbes article, Andrew Biggs writes about the factors of the College Board’s Environmental Context Dashboard. Biggs cites CEW report “SAT-Only Admission.”
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December 11, 2019

Certificate Programs vs. Bachelor’s Degrees

In this article for US News and World Report, Emma Kerr discusses the potential financial benefits of certificate programs over bachelor’s degrees. Kerr cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
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December 10, 2019

The Widening Racial Gap on Jobs and Wealth

Anne Kim writes for Washington Monthly about the widening racial gap in jobs, which in turn affects family wealth. Kim cites the CEW report “The Unequal Race for Good Jobs.”
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December 10, 2019

You Probably Need a College Degree to Get a Factory Job Now

In this Money article, Kaitlin Mulhere discusses the shifting demographics of factory jobs. Mulhere cites CEW report “Upskilling and Downsizing in American Manufacturing.”
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December 10, 2019

Want a Factory Job? You May Need a College Degree

In this CBS News article, Aimee Picchi discusses the evolution of factory jobs. Picchi cites a blog post by CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on how the labor market has changed for workers without a college degree.
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December 5, 2019

The Top 10 College Majors American Students Regret the Most

In this CNBC article, Jessica Dickler explores the economic value of different college majors. Dickler cites CEW report “The College Payoff.”
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December 5, 2019

Rankings Compare College Costs to Future Income

In this VOA article, the VOA Student Union discusses the findings of the new CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
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December 4, 2019

The Hidden Costs of Wasted Talent — Part 1

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Peter Smith discusses the bias that adults who did not complete college or have access to higher education face. Smith cites CEW report “Five Rules of the College and Career Game.”
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December 1, 2019

The 10 Colleges That Pay Off the Most after 40 Years

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess explains how to compare colleges based on net present value, and discusses the findings of CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
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November 27, 2019

Federal Work-Study: Frequently Asked Questions

In this U.S. News piece, Susannah Snider and Emma Kerr answer questions about federal work-study related to necessary qualifications for work-study and the benefits of participating in the program. Snider and Kerr cite the CEW report “Balancing Work and Learning.”
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November 26, 2019

High Debt, Low Earnings

Lilah Burke writes for Inside Higher Ed about recently released data on program-level earnings. Burke quotes CEW Director Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale about the drawbacks of the data.
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November 20, 2019

Ed Dept Makes Student Debt, Earnings Data Searchable by Program

In this Education Dive piece, Hallie Busta writes about the additions to the Department of Education’s College Scorecard. Busta cites the newest CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
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November 20, 2019

A Tiny Pharmacy School in Upstate New York Outranked Harvard, Yale, and Princeton in ROI for its Students, and It’s a Case Study in Getting Bang for the Undergraduate Buck

In this Business Insider article, Sherin Shibu analyzes some of the more unexpected findings of the latest CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
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November 19, 2019

The 20 US Colleges with the Best Return on Your Investment 40 Years After You’ve Enrolled

In this Business Insider article, Rebecca Aydin discusses findings of the latest CEW report “A First Try at ROI” and other comparative measures for colleges.
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November 19, 2019

As Families Consider Return on Investment, Demand for Georgia Tech and Top Public Colleges Rises

In this piece for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Maureen Downey writes about how economic downturn has negatively impacted small liberal arts colleges. Downey cites the new CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
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November 18, 2019

Ethical College Admissions: The Hare and the Tortoise Graduate From College

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Jim Jump writes about the main findings of the CEW report “A First Try at ROI” and how college is an investment with risk.
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November 18, 2019

Working College Students

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Madeline St. Amour writes about how working experiences vary depending on students’ incomes. St. Amour cites the CEW report “Balancing Work and Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students.”
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November 18, 2019

What Kinds of College Graduates Value Their Education the Most?

In this EdSurge article, Jeffrey R. Young writes about how students who see a clear connection between college and career value their education the most. Young cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
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November 18, 2019

Fewer International Students Coming to US, Report Shows

In this piece for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Eric Stirgus writes about the decline in international student enrollment in US colleges. Stirgus quotes CEW Associate Director of Editorial and Postsecondary Policy Martin Van Der Werf on how rebuilding trust with China will take time for US colleges.
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November 14, 2019

Was Your College Worth It? This School Chart Will Tell You

Arianne Cohen writes for Fast Company about the main findings of the CEW report “A First Try at ROI”—and how consumers can use the rankings in their decision-making.
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November 14, 2019

State Schools vs. Private College: What’s the Smarter Investment?

In this Money article, Prachi Bhardwaj writes about the recent CEW report “A First Try at ROI,” focusing on the differences in returns offered by private and public colleges.
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November 14, 2019

Investing in a College Degree? These Four Mass. Schools Offer the Biggest Payoff

In this Boston Globe article, Deirdre Fernandes delves into why some colleges in Massachusetts rank higher than Harvard for long-time financial returns. Fernandes quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale on the wide variation in the rankings.
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November 14, 2019

A New Study Calculates Return on Investment — 40 Years After Enrollment. Here’s What We Learned.

In this article for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Audrey Williams June writes about the findings of CEW’s latest report, “A First Try at ROI.”
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November 14, 2019

New Research Finds Private Colleges Pay Off More than Public Colleges—But It’s Complicated

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess writes about CEW’s latest report, “A First Try at ROI.” Hess quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on how this research will help students in navigating the college application process as well as hold institutions accountable.
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November 14, 2019

Private Nonprofit Colleges Give Students the Highest Long-Term Value, Report Finds

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz writes about CEW’s latest report, “A First Try at ROI.” Schwartz quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on how specialized education options often outrank traditional liberal arts colleges when it comes to future financial earnings.
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November 14, 2019

Is College Worth It? Yes, But Return on Investment Varies, Study Finds

Sara Weissman writes for Diverse Issues in Higher Education about CEW’s latest report, “A First Try at ROI.” Weissman quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale and Martin Van Der Werf about the recent expansion of the College Scorecard that made the report possible.
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November 14, 2019

Is College Worth It? A Georgetown Study Measures Return on Investment — With Some Surprising Results.

Susan Svlurga writes for the Washington Post about the schools that top the list in the CEW report “A First Try at ROI.” Svlurga quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale about how this report may allow students to consider colleges based on factors other than prestige.
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November 14, 2019

Return on Students’ Investments Varies Over Time

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Rick Seltzer writes about the recent CEW report “A First Try at ROI.” Seltzer quotes CEW Director Anthony P. Carnevale on how students should examine individual institutions rather than rely on the type of institution to make their decisions about college.
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