Discover how our Community College District improves lives and builds our economy.

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Discover how our Community College District improves lives and builds our economy.

Our community colleges help boost local wages and support local businesses.

Added to the regional economy every year because of the San Bernardino Community College District

Added to the regional economy every year because of the San Bernardino Community College District

In recent years, our local community colleges’ total impact on the economy was $621.8 million per year in added income, equal to 0.5% of the region’s GRP. This contribution that the district provides on its own is nearly as large as the entire Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting industry.

This impact on the economy is the equivalent of 11,265 full-time jobs that would not have occurred in the region without the work of the San Bernardino Community College District.

TAXPAYERS RECEIVE

for every dollar invested in education

  • College Operations Spending Impact ($77.4 million) 12.4%
  • Student Spending Impact ($16.4 million) 2.6%
  • Alumni Workforce Impact ($528 million) 84.9%

Our students re-enter the workforce with new skills, empowering them to earn higher wages and salaries.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

for every dollar invested in education

Education is One of the Best Investments Students and Their Families Can Make

SBCCD’s 2013-14 students will receive an average annual rate of return of 14.3% on their investment in the district. This rate of return continues throughout their working lives.

On average, SBCCD’s 2013-14 students will receive a cumulative $3.50 in higher future earnings for every $1 invested in their education.

The San Bernardino Community College District serves over 4 million people across 25 cities.

Total Students

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Total Students

Academic Programs

Individuals trained each year

Businesses served each year

Million Households Reached

Hours of original content produced each year

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San Bernardino Community College District is a good investment. For everyone.

© 2016 San Bernardino Community College District
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Video produced in collaboration with KVCR-TV
Economic Data and Report by EMSI

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© 2016 San Bernardino Community College District
Website by   recraft KO
Video produced in collaboration with KVCR-TV
Economic Data and Report by EMSI