BELIEVE IN DEGREES: Some say college degrees are out-of-fashion in today’s economy. A new study conducted by Gallup on behalf of the Lumina Foundation, a foundation working to increase the proportion of Americans with postsecondary credentials, pushes back.
The 2015 Gallup-Lumina Foundation Study of the American Public’s Opinion on Higher Education presents results from Gallup’s fifth annual survey of 1,616 U.S. adults about their perceptions of key higher education issues, especially the value of degree attainment. The survey was conducted in fall of 2015 via phone interviews.
Among key findings from the study: