South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

Three Decades of Higher Education Excellence Through Collaboration

SMHEC Economic Impact

SMHEC Institutions…..

                   Educate nearly 80,000 students each year...             49% of whom are minorities.

                   Have direct budgets of $1.1 Billion....                 and employ nearly 11,000 people.

                   Generate $3.1 Billion in economic impact for the state...

                                                          and are indirectly reponsible for 33,000 jobs in Illinois.

 Review our Economic Impact Study