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Associated Colleges of Illinois’ Colleges and Universities Contribute More than $3.5 Billion to Illinois Economy, Updated Figures Show

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Associated Colleges of Illinois’ (ACI) 26 member colleges and universities contributed an economic value of more than $3.5 billion to the Illinois economy, according to updated, publicly available information compiled by ACI. In addition, the member schools employed more than 34,000 people, enrolled nearly 70,000 students and provided $900 million in financial aid.

ACI employment data shows at least 23,000 Illinois college alumni working for top companies

CHICAGO, Ill., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At least 23,000 alumni of Illinois independent colleges and universities are working for 145 top employers throughout the state, according to findings from a three-month research project conducted by Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI). ACI is a Chicago-based nonprofit that serves 27 independent higher education institutions.