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4,700 + colleges and universities in the U.S.

65% are four-year schools

35% are public schools

35% colleges and technical schools

 

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20.2 million college students in the U.S.

 

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*Only 28% of students attend a private institution, though private schools make up 65% of colleges and universities in the U.S.

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4,500+ campus stores in the U.S. 

 

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Campus stores represent $10 billion in sales annually

 

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Average annual sales for U.S. campus stores (2015-16) were $2 million

 

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Students spent an average of $579 on required course materials in 2016-17 school year

 

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A glimpse at student spending

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