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Returning College Students & Institutions of Higher Education Boost the Centerstate NY Economy
With approximately 147,000 college students returning this week to attend the 38 institutions of higher education in Centerstate New York’s 12-county region, the economic impact on local communities is substantial. Economic activity that includes direct spending by faculty, employees, students and visitors of these colleges and universities; as well as employment; housing; and expenditures for capital projects, maintenance, and purchasing are critical to the growth and development of the region. Read more.