Higher Education = Higher Pay

You can’t go wrong with a college degree. Look at these earning statistics.

Median Weekly Earnings

Full-time workers age 25 or older

(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018)

Less than High School – $520

High School Diploma – $712

Some College, no degree – $774

Associate Degree – $836

Bachelor’s Degree – $1,173


Look at it another way …

Lifetime Earnings

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With an associate’s degree, that’s lifetime earnings over $500,000 more than a high school degree.

With a bachelor’s degree, that’s lifetime earnings of over $964,000 more than a high school degree.

Tuition is Affordable. Really!

Three Rivers tuition is the lowest in the state. And that’s before financial aid.

Cost of attending Three Rivers for two years compared to attending other Connecticut colleges

$8,928 – Three Rivers

$22,712 – Connecticut State Universities (CSU)

$31,460 – UConn

$41,776 – Goodwin College

$78,496 – University of Hartford (UH)

(All figures are for 2018-2019 and include tuition and fees for two years, not room and board.)

  • Three Rivers
  • CSU
  • UConn
  • Goodwin
  • UH

Financial aid reduces tuition for 67% of our students. Find out if you’re eligible.

Learn about our degrees and certificates.

Classes start August 28 so enroll now!