Study: Degree holders from Nebraska CC earn $435K more during lifetime

Published on Jun 14, 2009

Updated on Nov 3, 2022

Written by Emsi Burning Glass

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Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska, has released the details of an EMSI study that showed the impacts of the college to its four-county service area. Some of the study’s highlights include:

  • Students who complete an associate’s degree from MCC earn roughly $12,300 more per year, or about $435,000 over the course of a working lifetime.

  • The college contributes approximately $830 million per year to the four-county area in and around Omaha.

For more on MCC click here and for more on EMSI’s socioeconomic impact studies follow this link.