Why attend college?

  • March 19, 2012 - 8:23 PM


In your opinion, which one of the following is the main reason why students get education beyond high school?

To earn more money: 53%

To get a good job: 33%

To become a well-rounded person: 5%

To learn more about the world: 3%

To learn to think critically: 1%

All of the above: 3%

None of the above/other: 1%

Gallup/Lumina poll May 17-29, 2011, among U.S. adults

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