More Risk, Less Reward? New Study Finds College Students Taking on More Financial Responsibility While Lacking Confidence in Value of Education


July 9, 2018 (SAN DIEGO, CA) — As thousands of college students finalize their financial aid plans for the coming year, a new nationwide survey by Ascent Student Loans has found that while the financial responsibility on students is greater than they expected, they don’t believe the value of a college education is keeping pace with the increasing price tag.


Nearly half of students report they are now shouldering more responsibility for paying for college than originally anticipated – and in most cases are covering at least 50 percent of the total investment.  At the same time, more than half of […] Read more