Did you Know

  • Did You Know #19

    Prepaid plans are currently offered by 12 states and 1 not-for-profit organization.

  • Did You know #16

    Among women, median earnings of four-year college graduates were 37 percent higher than median earnings of high school graduates in 1975. The gap grew to 47 percent in 1985, and 71 percent in 1995. It was 70 percent in 2005.

  • Did You Know #15

    Among men, median earnings of four-year college graduates were 19 percent higher than median earnings of high school graduates in 1975. The gap grew to 37 percent in 1985, 56 percent in 1995, and 63 percent in 2005.

  • Did You Know #14

    College graduates age 25 and over earn nearly twice as much as workers who stopped with a high school diploma.

  • Did You Know #13

    High school graduates are more likely to go on to college today than in the past. Sixty-three percent of the year 2000 high school graduates had enrolled in college by the following fall, up from 52 percent of the class of 1970. (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

  • Did You Know #12

    Over the past decade, tuition and room/board at 4-year public universities have risen nearly 50%.