Preston Cooper

Preston Cooper

Senior Fellow, Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity

Preston Cooper is a senior fellow in higher education policy at the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity (FREOPP), where his research focuses on the federal student loan program and the cost and value of college. He is the author of the report Is College Worth It? A Comprehensive Return on Investment Analysis, which calculated net financial returns for nearly 30,000 bachelor's degrees. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and several other national outlets. He is also a regular contributor to Forbes.

 Prior to joining FREOPP, Preston studied higher education policy at the American Enterprise Institute and the Manhattan Institute. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.



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