Currently, these programs serve nearly 11,000 Illinois residents, making it our state’s seventh-largest private post-secondary educational enterprise. They also employ nearly 3,000 instructors and support staff. In our analysis, we found that the economic impact of program expenditures create nearly 1,400 jobs in the local economy, boost our state’s economy by over $400 million and add nearly $30 million to state and local tax revenues.

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