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On-line tool helps determine cost of college degree in Kansas

Students who complete an associate’s degree at Pratt Community College that prepares them to become electrical linemen earn just under $100,000 annually five years after graduation, according to a massive database now available online as an interactive tool.

That is the fastest route to such high earnings among the more than 1,000 degree programs at Kansas’ 32 public two-year and four-year colleges and universities, a fact that doesn’t surprise the program’s director, David Campbell.

Graduates enter five-year paid apprenticeships upon completing their degrees, Campbell said. Then, as journeymen, they often face challenging conditions on the job.

 

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