The tool, called EdPays, shows how much graduates of different Colorado colleges, degree programs and fields of study are estimated to earn after one year, five years and 10 years.
A closer look into some Colorado institutions found a more complex picture than fiscal irresponsibility as the list suggests.
- Tuition dollars make up about 72.9 percent of the cost of a Colorado college education, which is the fourth highest percentage in the nation.Read more
- In-state tuition has risen every year since the 1970-71 school year. Within the past decade, it's risen by 133 percent, says the Coloradoan.Read more
- CU-Boulder says their pilot version of the program allowed some students and families to take out less money for their student loans.Read more
- Their pay is lower than full-time professors, and they're often without benefits, sick leave or job security, even though they teach the same work loads:Read more
As tuition rates grow and student loan debt passes $1 trillion, a new film showing in Denver looks at whether college is worth it, and examines why this American institution is at the breaking point.
The state leads the way when it comes to figuring out how to get students who are behind when they enter college into a cap and gown.
A new report states that a large number of Colorado high school grads need remediation in college, and those rates are twice as high for minority students.