College graduates are employed more than twice the rate of individuals without a college degree. By 2020 more than 65% of jobs will require some postsecondary education.
College graduates earn 56% more than high school graduates. According to the Economic Policy Institute, individuals with postsecondary education are experiencing growth
in their incomes while individuals without postsecondary education credentials are experiencing declines in theirs.
College graduates report feeling confident and very satisfied in their careers. Completing a college degree creates a sense of accomplishment that boosts individual’s
performance and overall confidence in their work.
College graduates are less impacted by economic downturns and job losses. They are more marketable and able to find new jobs when there are negative job impacts.
87% of OSU graduates report being employed full time with average annual earnings of $45,000.
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