A majority of Amer­i­cans believe col­lege and uni­ver­si­ties are doing a “fair” or “poor” job of preparing recent col­lege grad­u­ates for the work­force, a new survey released Tuesday by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity finds.

At the same time, the survey shows nearly two-​​thirds of Amer­i­cans say they prefer a well-​​rounded higher edu­ca­tion com­pared to one that focuses on industry-​​specific trade skills.

And only a quarter of people think mas­sive open online courses, or MOOCs,match the same quality of face-​​to-​​face-​​classroom eduation.

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