Presents Infographic with Student Loans’ Return on Investment

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The latest infographic from shows the possible return on investment for various college degrees and careers, varying from high school teachers and artists to lawyers and physical therapists.

Your Student Loan's Return on Investment

Your Student Loan's Return on Investment

College graduates out-earn those with high school diplomas by $1 million over the course of a lifetime.

But college is expensive, and in order to understand the true cost of a degree, a degree’s return on investment (ROI) should be evaluated. researched to see which career paths give the highest and lowest return on investment for a student loan borrower. The average cost of both public and private universities was calculated with the median income for a person in each specific field.

For example, a high school teacher that chose a public university for their undergraduate degree can expect a 72.9 percent ROI. If the same borrower went to a private university, the ROI would drop to 38.1 percent.

A degree in chemical engineering offers a high ROI. A public university can provide an average ROI of 119.9 percent, while a private university can offer a 62.6 percent ROI.

Other career paths such as a social worker, lawyer, or graphic designer can be found on the full infographic.

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