The Cost Of College Dropouts

By Admin, February 13, 2013


The American Institutes for Research (AIR) published a report in August this year taking a look at the economic impact of college dropouts. The AIR analysis estimated that the cost to the nation from students who started college in fall of 2002, but failed to graduate six years later amounted to $4.5 billion per year in lost earnings and taxes to state and federal governments.

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