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Education Pays

Higher education provides a tremendous return on investment to both graduates and the citizens of our state.  

College grads have lower unemployment and higher levels of earnings

College grads can expect to earn twice as much as non-college gradsHigher levels of education lead to both higher levels of earnings and higher tax revenues

College is a great investmentStudent loan debt

Distribution of Outstanding Education Debt by Average Balance, 2014

The College Board.  Trends in Student Aid 2015.