Students of tomorrow

Students of tomorrow

This Saturday, the Washington Post published an article focusing on the changing nature of the demographic makeup of today’s college student body.

For starters, “the kids today” aren’t kids anymore:

About 40 percent of all college students are older than 25, according to U.S. Education Department data. More than a third attend classes part-time. Nearly 20 percent work full-time. About 60 percent enroll at four-year public and private schools, while the rest mostly attend community colleges or enroll at for-profit colleges. Very few attend the well-known universities topping the U.S. News and World Report rankings.

Check out the full story for some intriguing insights into who’s going back to school—and why.

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