Research Guide: The Value of Higher Education

Finding Articles

Some useful searches for finding articles on the importance and value of higher education and a college degree include:

"higher education" AND employment
"higher education" AND "self actualization"
"higher education" AND "critical thinking"
"college degree" AND employment
"college degree" AND salary




Background Information

The following books provide background information for beginning research on the value of higher education.

  • College (Un)bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students 
  • LA227.4 .S46 2013, 4th Floor
  • Higher Learning, Greater Good: The Private and Social Benefits of Higher Education 
  • LB2324 .M39 2009, 4th Floor