What is the value of a college education?

It may surprise you that, on average, an individual with a bachelor’s degree earns approximately $66,872 per year, compared to the $37,076 average yearly salary of a worker with a high school diploma. Use this calculator to see the value of a college education.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018.

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Anticipated annual income (no degree) ($)
Anticipated annual income (secondary education) ($)
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Retirement age
Annual salary increases (no degree) (%)
Annual salary increases (secondary education) (%)

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