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The Alamo Colleges District Generates Big Return for County, State and Students

This study documents short-term impacts based on college, student, and employee spending and long-run impacts associated with the educational achievements of Alamo Colleges students and alumni.

Study Highlights

Return on Investment for Local Taxpayers:
• Get $1.2 billion in added tax revenue via higher student lifetime incomes and increased business output.
• Save $61.8 million due to reduced demand for government-funded social services.
• Keep 96% of Alamo Colleges students around to contribute to local economic growth.
 
Students in the Alamo Colleges District:
• Spend $119.7 million for tuition, fees, books and supplies.
• Individually earn $5.20 extra for every dollar they spend on college  (an annual rate of return of 19.4%!).
• Collectively earn an additional $2.7 billion over their working lives.
 
The State of Texas:
• Gets $18.7 billion in added state income over the course of the students' working lives.
• Saves $217.9 million via reduced crime, lower welfare/unemployment costs, and increased health & well-being.
• Accrues $22 in benefits for every dollar invested over the course of the student's career..
 
For more information, read the full EMSI report (PDF).

$3.2 Billion

Alamo Colleges impact on the regional economy in FY 2012-13
 

19.4%

Individual rate of return for every dollar our students spend on college
 

$22

return for every $1 the state invests in the Alamo Colleges
 

$61.8 million

Savings due to reduced demand for government-funded social
services
 

$314.2 Million

The net impact of Alamo Colleges operational expenditures
 

5%

Alamo Colleges' percentage of the regional economy