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Extended college stays becoming the norm

According to the Detroit Free Press, more students are taking five to six years to finish a bachelors degree than the traditional four, even with the cost of tuition on the rise.

Whats the hold-up?

More students are working, cutting down on the number of classes they take per semester to keep their grades high, changing their majors and taking remedial classes. And more classes are required for some degrees, like engineering and education.
According to the Detroit Free Press, more students are taking five to six years to finish a bachelor's degree than the traditional four, even with the cost of tuition on the rise.

What's the hold-up?

More students are working, cutting down on the number of classes they take per semester to keep their grades high, changing their majors and taking remedial classes. And more classes are required for some degrees, like engineering and education.

Some universities are trying to encourage students to graduate faster by reminding them that taking their time not only makes education more costly, it costs them income from their postponed career.