College Graduates Earn 84% More Than High School Grads, Study Says

08/05/2011 02:22 pm ET | Updated Oct 05, 2011

The cost of education these days would make anyone squirm, but researchers say it's worth it.
People with a bachelor's degree make 84% more over a lifetime than high school graduates. In 1999, the premium was 75%, according to a study released Friday.