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Economic Impact Stories

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Driving the State's Economy and Success.

One out of every seven working-age Nebraskans are educated at a University of Nebraska System campus—not a surprise when you consider that NU produces 11,000 graduates for the workforce every year. NU alums fill the state's jobs, buy houses, pay taxes, and volunteer in their communities.


Here are the stories of the people who are growing our economy.

Featured Podcasts: Economic Impact

University of Nebraska’s annual economic impact grows to $5.8 billion

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Total annual economic impact of the NU System

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Jobs in Nebraska supported by the NU System


NU System graduates added to the workforce each year


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