DYSTOPIAN FACTS 2012-2014

In 2012-2015

The average cost of public in state school costs $91,304 (www.collegedata.com)
The average cost of a private school costs $179,000 (www.collegedata.com)

The total amount of shared student debt is $1.2 trillion (www.forbes.com )

The average student loan debt is $28,400 (http://www.usnews.com/)

66% of of graduates from public colleges had student loans (http://projectonstudentdebt.org/)
75% of of graduates from private not for profit colleges had student loans (http://projectonstudentdebt.org/)
88% of of graduates from for profit schools had student loans (http://projectonstudentdebt.org/)

29% of all students could afford college without leaving with student loans (http://projectonstudentdebt.org/)

About 50% of college faculty are on a nontenure track (http://www.aaup.org/)
Part time faculty comprise 38% (http://www.aaup.org/)
Full time faculty make up 20% (http://www.aaup.org/)

Graduates of ages 21-24 had an unemployment rate of 8.5% (http://www.slate.com/)
Graduates over the age of 25 had an unemployment rate of 3.3% (http://www.slate.com/)
16.8% of new graduates are “underemployed” (http://www.slate.com/)

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