College Degree Is Most Important Investment for Brighter Future

Thursday, February 28, 2013
I routinely hear three things from students -- and their families -- when they visit campus to talk about attending the University of Central Florida. The first is that our modern, beautiful campus "already feels like home." The second is that UCF offers a personal touch to students more commonly found in much smaller institutions -- even though we are the second-largest university in the nation. The third topic that students and families talk about is the cost of a college education. When addressing cost, my answer is simple: Consider cost, but also focus on value. When you focus on value, the benefits of a college degree are clear: A college degree continues to be the most important investment you can make for a successful career and a brighter future.

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