“college” Charts

How Accurate is the NFL Draft? »

Based off of the 2012-2014 pro bowls, these are the numbers of where each player was drafted and who played…

Noah Maney
by: Noah Maney
views: 296
Score: 24

Student Debt Could Hold You Back in the Future »

Student debt burdens are weighing on economic fortunes of younger Americans. Households headed by young adults owing student debt lag…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 428
Score: 9

2013-2014 Top 10 Colleges by Post-Graduate Income »

The Universities at the top of the college rankings don't always turn out the most successful (if you measure success…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 379
Score: 8

High Starting Salaries May Be Hard To Come By For Graduates »

Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction jobs have the highest starting salaries for recent graduates, but also the lowest numbers…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 316
Score: 7

Californians Paying for Criminals, Not Colleges »

In California, the prison system and the public university system budgets are allocated from the same fund, pitting the two…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 181
Score: 7

Crime Slows While Prisons Grow »

The United States spends more on prisons than education every year. Even though crime rates have continually fallen since the…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 318
Score: 6

How much less is your bachelor's degree worth? »

According to the most recent census, 113,000 janitors in the U.S. have at least a bachelor’s degree. And, over 18,000…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 201
Score: 6

Work is Top Reason Students Leave College Early »

Financial pressures placed on students by increasing tuition rates is the largest factor in students leaving college early.

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 431
Score: 6

Considering The Cost of College: Earnings by Education »

The median annual salaries of Americans across all races increases markedly with each level of educational attainment, though not equally.…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 299
Score: 6

What Are College Students Up To? Certainly Not Slacking Off »

The price of college is higher than ever but not having a degree is even more costly, according to recent…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 444
Score: 5

College Opportunity: Who Makes It Through the Bottleneck? »

Many occupations require a college education, and the economic returns to a BA are, on average, sizeable. It is therefore…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 427
Score: 5

Public Overwhelmingly Agrees: Prisons Are Impotent »

A recent Pew study found widespread support across party, age, and ethnic groups for shorter sentences and alternatives to incarceration…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 172
Score: 5

#OccupyEducation: Higher Student Debt, Lower Quality of Life »

Quality of life in terms of financial and physical well-being is drastically different for college grads who walked away with…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 203
Score: 4

Who Does the Rising Cost of College Affect Most? »

It is no secret that the cost of college has been rising rapidly for several decades now, though how it…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 215
Score: 4

Women Are Only 24% of All STEM Workers in the US »

The gender imbalance in the sciences today is arguably more pronounced than in any other field. According to data from…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 352
Score: 4

Sexual Assault On Campus: What Colleges Really Care About »

According to the majority of Americans, when sexual assault occurs on campus, colleges aren't concerned with the victim or the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 173
Score: 3

How We Pay For College »

College is no cheap institution and with prices only increasing, it gets increasingly harder to pay. Under a quarter of…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 201
Score: 3

Wealthiest Universities Get 10x the Tax Money as Public »

Government money-- i.e. taxpayers' dollars-- is given to elite private universities through tax exemptions on their billion-dollar endowments, disproportionately benefiting…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 129
Score: 3

How Important is a Degree After High School? »

In a postsecondary education age characterized by large student loans and unpromising job prospects, Americans nonetheless regard a degree after…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 107
Score: 3

Few Women Major in STEM Fields »

Women are less likely than men to major in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields, which often lead to…

IWPR
by: IWPR
views: 268
Score: 3

The Lowest Paying College Majors »

It's just about time for finals, but after seeing your major on this list, you might want to re-evaluate your…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 414
Score: 2

Employment at Different Levels of Education as of 2015 »

In this bar chart, you can see the amount of employment at the completion of different levels of education. These…

Melissa Adeva
by: Melissa Adeva
views: 128
Score: 2

Student Debt - More Than They Bargained For »

A new study finds college students are taking on larger loans than they understand. “College students do not have a…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 192
Score: 2

Finding Emotional Support At College »

While studies have shown that a base of emotional support at college is correlated with higher workplace engagement and greater…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 115
Score: 2

Stats on the SAT »

Just looking at the last 5 years, the SAT averages, out of a possible 1800, have seen levels of fluctuation.…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 105
Score: 2

The Most Profitable College Majors »

These are the college majors that will help you pay off your student loans as quickly as possible. Economics and…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 212
Score: 2

Most College Graduates Confident In Their Degrees »

Those with college degrees see the benefit their education has brought them. With rising costs of college and higher loan…

Madinah Noorai
by: Madinah Noorai
views: 87
Score: 2

Which College Athletes Drink The Most? »

According to an NCAA survey, lacrosse players consume more alcohol than other college athletes. They also smoke more weed than…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 120
Score: 2

SATs: Dropping the Writing Section & What it Means »

Starting in the spring of 2016, the redesigned SATs will be implemented. For everyone, this means the writing section will…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 83
Score: 2

What's Profit Got to Do With Student Loan Defaults? »

A lot, apparently. According to Mother Jones, "1 in 25 borrowers who graduate from college defaults on his or her…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 98
Score: 2

Breakdown of Federal Student Aid »

Students cannot afford any further Pell Grant reductions; this year's $5,635 maximum Pell Grant covers less than one-third of the…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 265
Score: 2

Why Parents Want Their Kids to Go to College »

In 2013, Gallup and Inside Higher Ed conducted a survey of parents about their college admissions decision-making process. When asked…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 326
Score: 2

It's Not Where You Went, But What You Know »

While hiring, U.S. business leaders say that the most important factors are the amount of knowledge a candidate has in…

September Oliveros
by: September Oliveros
views: 106
Score: 2

Caps, Gowns, and College Loans »

Young adults aged 18-29 named college loans or expenses as their "top money problem." On top of having low wage…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 80
Score: 2

Can you afford NOT to go to college? »

Median annual earnings for college graduates continue to rise as prospects for those without a degree are in decline.

Rachel
by: Rachel
views: 153
Score: 2
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