Does Higher Education Pay Off? An Interview with Preston Cooper

Preston Cooper is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity where he writes about issues relating to the costs of higher education. Last fall, he released the first in a series of reports diving into the return on investment (ROI) of college degrees. The first report looked at bachelor’s degrees, the second at graduate degrees, and the third at associate degrees and certificates earned at community colleges. In his research, Cooper addresses the question: “Is College Worth it?”