The Economic Value of College Majors- Coverage by Report


Why majoring in business can nearly double your earnings potential

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman reports on the most lucrative major for college graduates. Berman cites Economic Value of College Majors, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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States Aim to Lure College Dropouts Back to School

In this article, Melissa Korn presents an informative piece on college programs that are offering incentives to adults who dropped out of college. The article quotes the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The Economic Value of College Majors.”

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Consumers get more information about a purchase they once made on trust: college

In this Hechinger Report article,  Jon Marcus writes about the college return on investment, saying that “as the price keeps rising, pressure builds to reveal details of the return on this investment.” He cites our report, “The Economic Value of College Majors” in his article.

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This innovative high school program is turning conventional wisdom about education on its head

In this Deseret News article, Brenda Iasevoli writes about “linked-learning” career-centered high school programs. She quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale in her article. 

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Education Gaps Pose Looming Crisis for U.S. Economy

In this The Atlantic article, Andrew McGill examines racial disparities in education and the workforce. He cites the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The Economic Value of College Majors.”

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High school graduates earn $1MILLION less over a lifetime than college grads (and picking the wrong major could cost $3.4m)

In this Daily Mail article, the reporter examines the wage gap between high school graduates and college graduates entering the workforce. They cite the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The Economic Value of College Majors,” in this article.

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10 lowest-paying college majors

In this CNN Money article, Emily Jane Fox looks at the lowest paying college majors. She cites the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The Economic Value of College Majors,” in this article.

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A college degree is worth $1 million

In this MarketWatch article, Quentin Fottrell says that college graduates earn more than $1 million more over a lifetime than compared to high school graduates. Fottrell cites the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The Economic Value of College Majors,” in this article.

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Petroleum engineering is the highest-paying college major

In this Daily News article, Meredith Engel says that petroleum engineers land the highest-paying jobs after graduation. Engel cites the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The Economic Value of College Majors” in this article.

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Top 10 highest-paying college majors

In this CNN article, Emily Jane Fox writes about the top 10 highest-paying college majors. Fox cites the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The Economic Value of College Majors” in this article.

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