Education pays in higher earnings and lower unemployment rates.
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Talent development and college graduates are fundamental to the success of any region. Research indicates that 58 percent of a region’s success, as measured by per capita income, can be attributed to the percentage of the adult population with a college degree.
You are less likely to be unemployed if you have a degree. While just 4.3% of Americans with four-year degrees are unemployed, 15% of those without a high school diploma currently do not have a job. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, July 2011)