Starting Fall 2019, UW Colleges Online will become UW College Courses Online.
June 19, 2019

Why a College Degree is Worth it

Earning a college degree is one of the best ways to invest in your future. You are putting in the time, money and effort to better yourself and to expand your knowledge. Since there’s many reasons why a college degree is worth it, we had to compile a list. See why a college degree is so much more than just a piece of paper; it’s an experience that will help you grow and gain a sense of independence. 

  • College graduates earn more on average than those without a degree. 
  • You are investing in your future.
  • Professors can inspire you to pursue an academic path.
  • Advisors can help you along the way.
  • You gain decision power in what you want to do.
  • Employers know you’re a driven individual.
  • College expands your horizon.
  • You begin to see new perspectives.
  • College helps give you a sense of purpose.
  • You push yourself to your full potential.
  • You will learn organizational and time management skills.
  • Courses help you connect with peers.
  • You become a better writer and communicator.
  • Your degree will help you support yourself and your loved ones.
  • A degree sets you apart from those without one.
  • College lets you learn what you’re passionate about.
  • You have time to pursue those passions.
  • College helps you grow and gain responsibility. 
  • Education leads to more opportunities.
  • You can advance your career.
  • You can attend at any time, regardless of age.
  • You will gain a sense of accomplishment.
  • As an alumni, you will always be welcomed back.
  • College is an experience that will better yourself.