Could Three-Year Degrees Solve U.S. Student Debt Crisis?
Because the University of California is always looking for ways to help students graduate with less debt, we’re keeping an eye on this idea. But we can’t look at this strictly as a money-saver. Yes, it would be cheaper to finish college in three years, but that’s an argument without limitation. Why not two years? Or one? The more fundamental issues are the quality of education we provide and what constitutes the true costs and value of a higher education.