Higher medical Education in USA

Has Higher Education in the US Become Cost-Prohibitive?

According to a recent Bloomberg "Chart of the Day, " the cost of higher education in the United States has increased by 1, 225 percent over the last 36 years, compared with a 634 percent rise in medical costs and a 279 percent increase in the consumer price index. Tuitions continue to climb while public financial support diminishes, forcing prospective students to seek loans that, at best, won’t see a return on investment (the unemployment rate for 25-34 year-olds rose to 6.6 percent in July, compared to the 6.2 percent rate for all groups). At worst, it will result in a detriment to their financial success and ultimately, the future of our nation’s economy.

How will the increasing cost of higher education affect the future of our society? The concerns are multifaceted: The burden of a sizable student loan may influence career choices and yield a risk-averse generation burdened by debt. Additionally, the high cost of education may deter high school graduates from wanting to go to college at all.

Community members in Aspen, CO, recently took on this issue during the launch of a new four-week Aspen Community Program Series called Our Society Reimagined: Exploring New Ideas. The seminar gives participants a chance to engage in non-partisan discussion and debate regarding the future implications of technology and innovation.

The debate focused on the pros and cons of a four-year college education and solutions for students and their families to generate funds to pay for it in today’s more conservative socio-political climate.

“I am an advocate for [everyone to attend a] four-year college, ” said Dr. Kathy Klug, who holds a PhD in education and has worked for the Aspen School District for 20 years as an educator and college counselor. “A dramatic increase in college graduates is essential for our country. The only people who shouldn’t go to college are those who don’t want to.”

Klug listed the statistics: college graduates earn twice as much as those with only a high school diploma; they are more likely to lead a happier and healthier life; and they are more likely to have children and grandchildren who go to college.

“In order to have a better operating citizenry, you must have education, ” Klug continued. She argued that the financial demand for a four-year college education can be met with “creative financing” and that between scholarships and loan programs there are a multitude of resources available.

“I tell my students to put some skin in the game and take out a loan, ” she said. “Find a way to invest in yourself. There are plenty of lending plans out there to make four-year college a reality, ” she said.

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