- Download The Economic Value of America’s Community College (Executive Summary) PDF
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This report assesses the impact of the increased alumni productivity of America’s community colleges1 on the national economy and the benefits generated by the colleges for students, taxpayers, and society. The results of this study show that America’s community colleges create a positive net impact on the U.S. economy and generate a positive return on investment for their main stakeholders.
1 For the purposes of this analysis, America’s community colleges are represented by the 1,071 degree-granting community colleges that reported their FY 2019-20 data to IPEDS.