Nearly 50% of US companies plan to drop bachelor’s requirement by 2024, survey finds

  • December 24, 2023

Millions of Americans are still being hit hard by the rising cost of living every day. A lot of high school students are wondering if getting a bachelor’s degree over four years is worth their time & money. The cost of college is going up in the US, as it is in most other countries.

An interesting poll by, which talked to about 800 US employers, led to these amazing results.

According to the poll, 45% of companies plan to get rid of the need for bachelor’s degrees for some jobs in the new year. In 2023, 55% of companies stopped requiring bachelor’s degrees when posting job openings. This is in line with that trend.