Historically black colleges and universities add $15 billion a year to the economy, study shows

Reema Khrais Nov 14, 2017
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Historically black colleges and universities add $15 billion a year to the economy, study shows

Reema Khrais Nov 14, 2017
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Fifteen billion dollars a year. That’s about how much historically black colleges and universities contribute to the U.S. economy each year, according to a new study released today by the United Negro College Fund and conducted by the University of Georgia. As Marketplace’s Reema Khrais reports, it’s part of a bigger strategy to highlight the relevance of HBCUs today.

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