One of the most important and obvious reasons to earn a college degree is to increase your earning potential.
If you obtain a bachelor's degree you are much more likely to earn more money throughout your career than if you have an associate's degree, some college or only a high school education.
People decide to go to college for many reasons. One of the most compelling is the expectation of future economic success based on educational attainment.1
If you live in Cowlitz or a surrounding county and want to earn your bachelor's degree, but cannot relocate or commute because of work and family responsiblities, consider the University Center!