Updated: Jul 10, 2020
One-quarter of college grads are in jobs that don’t require a degree. And of the 30 jobs projected to grow the fastest in the next decade, only 7 require a standard 4-year degree.
College degrees are becoming more and more expensive.
Less high school students are attending college after high school.
College dropout rates have studiedly increase over the past 5 years.
So, do you need to go to college? I believe that there are careers that are definitely conducive with getting a university degree, such as physicians, scientist. However, if that is not your career goals, I have listed 5 other option to attend a 4-year institution.
5 ALTERNATIVES TO COLLEGE
Start A Business
Become a Freelance Consultant.
Go to A Community College
Enroll in A Certificate of Certification Program.
Join the Military.
Employees with certificates in computer/information services earn $56,664 to $72,498 per year, which is more than 70% percent of employees with an associate degree and 54% of employees with bachelor’s degrees.