4,700 + colleges and universities in the U.S.
65% are four-year schools
35% are public schools
35% colleges and technical schools
20.2 million college students in the U.S.
*Only 28% of students attend a private institution, though private schools make up 65% of colleges and universities in the U.S.
4,500+ campus stores in the U.S.
Campus stores represent $10 billion in sales annually
Average annual sales for U.S. campus stores (2015-16) were $2 million
Students spent an average of $579 on required course materials in 2016-17 school year
A glimpse at student spending