The Hard Truth About College

The fact is, 35% of students transfer or don't return after freshman year, 80% switch majors during their tenure, and 76% of students do not graduate in four years. 

50%Decrease in acceptance rates to top 50 schools
21Average number of years to pay off undergraduate student loan debt
76%Don't graduate from college in four years
71%Graduate with student loan debt
79%Don't graduate with a job in their major

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), The American School Counselor Association (ASCA)