Minnesota’s 12,000 foreign students and their families contribute a net of $302.5 million to the state economy during the 2010-11 year, according to a report announced today by the National Association of Foreign Student Educators.
The top three institutions, according to money generated:
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities: $120 million
St. Cloud State University: $27 million
Minnesota State University – Mankato: $15 million
Read the full report above.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.