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Document Number: 9396

Is College Worth It? College Presidents, Public Assess Value, Quality and Mission of Higher Education - Findings indicate that the majority of Americans feel the higher education system fails to provide good value for the money students and their families spend. Additionally, about four-in-ten college presidents say the system is headed in the wrong direction. This report is largely based on findings from two Pew Research Center surveys conducted in the spring of 2011: The general public survey is based on telephone interviews of adults; the college president survey is based on a web survey conducted with college and university presidents.(Pew Research Center, May 2011)...

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