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Use our interactive map of the U.S. to view state-level research on job projections, the economic value of college majors, and sector studies on healthcare, nursing, and STEM.



Schools need to demonstrate the ROI of #highered better. Read more: @RealClearEd

Stay tuned for a new video we’re releasing tomorrow about forgotten #collegeready students. #CEWequity

The #jobmarket for those without a bachelor’s degree is changing. @educationgadfly explains more:

#STEM majors comprise 20% of all college-educated workers. #CEWmajors

Income and gender continue to play a large role in postsecondary educational attainment. @AlanaSemuels explains:

The difference between the lifetime wages of the highest and lowest-paying majors is $3.4M. #CEWmajors

test Twitter Media - The difference between the lifetime wages of the highest and lowest-paying majors is $3.4M. #CEWmajors

The fastest-growing #jobs in the country require training and edu beyond HS. Read more: @loladefadulu

#Apprenticeships are making a comeback, especially in states like South Carolina and Utah. Learn more: @workingnation

‘Career ready’ out of high school? Why the nation needs to let go of that myth

In this The Conversation article, Dr. Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, Andrew Hanson, senior research analyst, and Megan Fasules, research economist, write about the career-ready high school graduate myth.


Higher Education Bill Could Heat Up Competition for Adult Students

In this Wall Street Journal article, Melissa Korn and Douglas Belkin discuss the newly revised Higher Education Bill. Korn and Belkin cite Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.


The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor