ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges
Human Work and Learning

ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges

Value Adds Up Over Time

Posted: Jan. 15, 2020
Author(s): Anthony P. Carnevale, Ban Cheah, and Martin Van Der Werf
Organization(s): Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

Liberal arts colleges have gotten a bad rap over the past decade, with some questioning the value of the degrees they provide. A new analysis, however, finds that liberal arts colleges tend to have higher returns than most other types of institutions, although graduates don’t see their investment pay off immediately.