A study conducted by UW-Whitewater’s Fiscal and Economic Research Center revealed that the university contributes nearly a half-billion dollars on an annual basis. Students that graduate from UW-Whitewater stay in Wisconsin with a 98.4% placement rate further contributing to the economic impact from the university.
“There’s an entrepreneurial spirit that permeates the campus. Students and faculty members have created new companies, providing jobs and income for many people — all of which significantly affect our region in positive ways. The result is a major contribution to our local economy.”
-Jim Caldwell, CEO of First Citizens State Bank and a UW-Whitewater Foundation Board Member
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