On Background  ·   August 27, 2013

Why the price tag is worth the perks of a college degree

- More than 40 percent of 25-year-olds carry student loan debt. Congress last month reached a deal on student loan interest rates—but some argue the true problem is the escalating overall price of earning a degree. Wonkblog's Dylan Matthews talks with Nia-Malika Henderson about the skyrocketing costs of college. ()

- More than 40 percent of 25-year-olds carry student loan debt. Congress last month reached a deal on student loan interest rates—but some argue the true problem is the escalating overall price of earning a degree. Wonkblog's Dylan Matthews talks with Nia-Malika Henderson about the skyrocketing costs of college. ()

Why the price tag is worth the perks of a college degree (13:55)

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