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.