Higher Education = Higher Pay
You can’t go wrong with a college education. Look at these earning statistics.
Median Weekly Earnings
Full-time workers age 25 or older
(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016)
Less than High School – $494
High School Diploma – $679
Associate Degree – $782
Bachelor’s Degree – $1,155
Look at it another way …
With an associate’s degree, that’s lifetime earnings over $500,000 more than a high school degree.
With a bachelor’s degree, that’s lifetime earnings of over $964,000 more than a high school degree.
Tuition is Affordable. Plus there’s Financial Aid.
Three Rivers tuition is the lowest in the state. And that’s before financial aid.
Cost of attending Three Rivers for one years compared to attending other Connecticut colleges
$4,556 – Three Rivers
$11,846 – Connecticut State Universities (CSU)
$17,226 – UConn
$20,888 – Goodwin College
$42,112 – University of Hartford (UH)
(All figures are for 2019-2020 and include tuition and fees for two years, not room and board.)