SEMO is an engine for economic growth throughout all Missouri through economic engagement efforts, workforce development initiatives, spending practices, arts and cultural events, and its NCAA Division-I athletics program.
The Economic Value of Southeast Missouri State University to the State of Missouri
Economic Impact Analysis
SEMO alumni and the businesses that they work for add $770.6 million of added income to the Missouri economy. That is enough to support 11,180 jobs.
SEMO operations spending adds $107.9 million to the Missouri economy. That is enough to support 1,552 jobs.
Student Spending Impact
SEMO student spending adds $14.5 million to the Missouri economy. That is enough to support 332 jobs.
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Students gain $7.50 in lifetime earnings. In comparison to other University Economic Impact Studies SEMO is above the max amount.
Taxpayers gain $2.10 in added tax revenue and public sector savings
Society gains $10.00 in added income and social savings.
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