Only 32 percent of Americans believe that online institutions offer a high-quality education, according to a new study.
The study by the Lumina Foundation and Gallup questioned 1,000 U.S. adults about higher education, including cost and perceived quality of online degrees.
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- 97 percent say having a degree or certificate beyond high school is at least somewhat important to a person’s financial security
- 68 percent agree or strongly agree that companies should provide more assistance to employees to pursue education beyond high school
- 77 percent agree or strongly agree that higher education institutions should reduce tuition and fees
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