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Community colleges: not so junior anymore

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  • Natalia Kolesnikova
  • Luke Shimek

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Nearly half of all undergraduates in the U.S. are attending community colleges. Such colleges are cheaper, closer to home-and much more varied in their offerings than ever before. At some, you can even get a bachelor's degree.

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in its journal The Regional Economist.

Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): Oct ()
Pages: 6-11

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlre:y:2008:i:oct:p:6-11

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Keywords: Education ; Universities and colleges;

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  1. Duane E. Leigh & Andrew M. Gill, 1997. "Labor Market Returns to Community Colleges: Evidence for Returning Adults," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 32(2), pages 334-353.
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