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Liberal Arts Grads Win Long-Term

January 22nd, 2014

Inside Higher Ed article sheds light on outcomes for liberal arts graduates

January 22, 2014

By Allie Grasgreen
Liberal arts majors may start off slower than others when it comes to the postgraduate career path, but they close much of the salary and unemployment gap over time, a new report shows.

By their mid-50s, liberal arts majors with an advanced or undergraduate degree are on average making more money those who studied in professional and pre-professional fields, and are employed at similar rates. But that’s just one part of the paper’s overall argument that concerns about the value of a liberal arts degree “are unfounded and should be put to rest.”

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