Sunday, December 5, 2010

CSUs Analyze the Monetary Return on Education

A few weeks back the Merc had an intriguing article on what 20 California State Universities (including SJSU) are doing to measure the value of college education in cold hard cash. By publicizing the average salaries of their graduates they are hoping to show that even with tuition hikes, the return on a college degree is easily worth the investment.

How did San Jose State do? Pretty damn well. Out of the 20 CSUs participating in the study, SJSU has the second highest average starting salary and the third highest mid-career salary. You can take a look at the list below for yourself. Even better, click here to read the entire article.

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