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Americans Divided on Value of a College Degree, Poll Finds

Is a college degree as valuable today as it was 20 years ago? Americans are split on that question, according to new survey results released today by Widmeyer Communications, a research and polling company. Forty-six percent of respondents agreed that a college degree is worth as much as it used to be, while 41 percent said it is not. Though respondents were divided on the current value of a degree, 60 percent of the 1,000 adults surveyed said they believe college is a good investment, compared with 12 percent who said it isn’t.

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