Yet again, universities overcharge students for low-value degrees

Great article in today’s WSJ highlighting USC’s tactic of heavily marketing a $115,000 online degree with low post-graduate salaries.

1) One reason we favor $COUR is they are driving costs down for students including online degree students.

2) Students should start to consider return on investment before entering a program. Cost, degree, school, and salary all matter.

3) We’ve written on these kinds of abusive practices before in a piece called The Institutional Problem.

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