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Special Report Preview: The Value of Education

Posted: 6:18 AM, Apr 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-26 07:18:54-04

Everyone understands why parents get nervous when the subject of college comes up. 

It’s expensive.

Studies show college costs have gone up 500 percent in the last 30 years. The average loan debt associated with a four-year degree is $37,000. That’s a lot of money to owe before you even get a job.

"When I was registering for classes and stuff I was like, oh my gosh, how am I gonna pay for this?" Larysa Galvan, a sophomore at TAMUCC said.

KRIS 6 News Anchor Stephania Jimenez is asking if all that debt is worth it when you consider the local job market.

It’s a Special Report that you don’t want to miss, tonight on KRIS 6 News at Ten.