EMSI study shows $9.1B impact of L.A. Community College District

Published on Dec 1, 2008

Updated on Nov 3, 2022

Written by Emsi Burning Glass

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The Los Angeles Community College District recently released the results of an EMSI impact study that concludes the district’s colleges have a $9.1 billion impact every year on the regional economy. LACCD, which encompasses nine colleges, had more than 208,000 students in the 2007 fiscal year.

LACCD educational programs stimulate the economy by encouraging the creation of new businesses, assisting established enterprises, and developing long-term economic growth. According to the EMSI report, District colleges have added a total of nearly 18.9 million hours of training to the education of area workers.

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