Millions of workers are returning to college or graduate school to further their educations and seek additional training, due in part to recession trends in U.S. economy. The number of adults age 30 and over enrolled in some form of higher education is currently 5.5 million, a 322% increase from 1970. Expert projections predict over 6.1 million adults age 30+ will be enrolled in 2019. Persons age 55 and over account for 350,000 students in colleges and universities.
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