30% of college freshmen drop out after their first year of college. On average, a college dropout earns 35% or $21,000 less each year than a college graduate. Only the remaining 24% stay enrolled in school.
40% of American employers say they cannot find people with the skills they need, even for entry-level jobs. 60% complain of lack of preparation, even for entry-level jobs.
Let’s look at to College Dropout Rates in the United States..