Is College Worth It?


In 2014, Gallup and Purdue University developed a student-focused approach for evaluating their experiences at institutions of higher education in the U.S. The idea was to rely not on the vague impressions of high school counselors and officials at peer universities, but on the opinions of those who had actually received their education at U.S. universities. The result is the Gallup-Purdue Index, which assesses alumni perceptions of their undergraduate experiences and how those experiences relate to their well-being and job quality later in life.

Read at Uncollege: Is College Worth It?

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