College & Workforce Readiness

Three-Year College Path Unpopular

By Caralee J. Adams — June 16, 2011 1 min read

You’d think that getting a bachelor’s degree in three years would be appealing in today’s tight economic times. But a front-page article in today’s Washington Post says the concept has not caught on at colleges and universities. Students want to savor the college experience, despite the savings of thousands of dollars in accelerated programs. It will be interesting to see if the three-year path takes hold if students face reductions in Pell Grants or they find the amount of student debt they are amassing is burdensome.

A version of this news article first appeared in the College Bound blog.