Center for the First-Year Experience
Did you know that earning your Associate’s degree will reduce your likelihood of facing unemployment and raise your earning potential by an average of $10,000 annually?
|Unemployment Rate||Degree||Mean Earnings|
|9.20%||Some college, no degree||$40,556|
|10.3%||High school graduate||$34,197|
|14.9%||Less than high school||$27,470|
Source: Data from U.S. Bureau of the Census, Department of Labor (2011).
Complete your assignments, your classes, your semester, your degree. It Matters.
In the spring each year, Aims celebrates the number of collective semesters students have completed through the It Matters campaign. In Spring of 2014, Aims students reported completing more than 4,000 semesters!