Help us end the fiscal year strong. Donate by June 30. Give Now

Colleges Put Students To Work

Tim Fitzsimons Feb 18, 2015
HTML EMBED:
COPY

Colleges Put Students To Work

Tim Fitzsimons Feb 18, 2015
HTML EMBED:
COPY

In an era of skyrocketing college tuition rates, “work colleges” stand out as an anomaly. They’re are a federally-defined college where students have to work. It’s a hard model to pull off.

A small school in Dallas, Paul Quinn College, announced it would convert to the “work college” model in order to significantly lower tuition rates. 

There’s a lot happening in the world.  Through it all, Marketplace is here for you. 

You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible. 

Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.