Private Sector Colleges and Universities Create Multi-Billion Dollar Education and Workforce Economy, Generate Jobs and Provide Tax Revenues
Washington, D.C., March 4, 2014 — Private sector colleges and universities account for nearly 250,000 jobs in the United States with a total economic impact of over $47 billion, according to an economic analysis prepared by John Dunham & Associates and released by the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU).
“Our sector invests in students and their communities. This is not just about access and opportunity to postsecondary education, but the contributions we make to local communities and local employers,” said APSCU President and CEO Steve Gunderson. “Our institutions serve every state and district in the country. We are proud of this presence and the educational services we provide.”
To view the complete analysis and select a specific state or congressional district, visit apscu.org/impact.