PPIC Higher Education Center
A little-noticed provision in the state budget could help University of California campuses improve their budgetary decision-making.
In California, median household net worth is almost four times higher for adults with at least a bachelor’s degree ($356,000) than for high school graduates ($95,000).
Higher education experts from Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, and the San Joaquin Valley describe their efforts to meet California’s need for college-educated workers.
California ranks second among all states in net gains of college graduates from other states, even as it ranks first in net losses of less educated adults.
A nationwide data system could help students and parents weigh the costs and benefits of specific colleges and majors.
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