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Delgado Community College Charity School of Nursing

Supporting the New Economy of Southeast Louisiana

Delgado g Communityy College g Todayy • Delgado Community College has an enrollment of 17,208 as of Spring p g 2010. • Delgado is growing. growing Enrollment saw a yearover-year y increase of 17.2% from Spring 2009.

Delgado is Growing at the Charity School of Nursing • Delgado Charity School of Nursing enrollment reached an postg of 832 Katrina high in Spring 2010

– Spring enrollment is now 8% greater than in the last preKatrina semester (Spring 2005)

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An Engine g of Growth Delgado Community College plays an essential role l iin both b th presentt and d future f t economic i activity ti it in the New Orleans region and throughout the State of Louisiana. • $12.48 Return for Every $1 the State of Louisiana invests in Delgado. g • $451.1 million in total economic impact in 2009. • $167.3 million benefit of direct Delgado spending. • 6,996 employment positions supported metro wide.

Impact p is Significant g The impact of all Delgado graduates contributes substantially to the economy— and that impact grows more significant with each successive year. Delgado students earned 1,063 training certificates and associate degrees in the 2007 – 2008 academic year, according to Institutional Research. 895 students earned awards in Technical Competency Areas in 2008, preparing them for work in a skilled trade.

An Intellectual Investment

Annualized Figures for 2008 released by Bureau of Labor Statistics in March 2009

Value of a Delgado g Education The impact of a Delgado education for our graduates d t and d the th regional i l economy is i significant. • 5 years of Delgado graduates fill an estimated 6,796 job openings in the New Orleans Metropolitan Area in 2009. • Delgado graduates earned an additional ii $ $86.2 million i i i in wages in 2009. • D Delgado l d graduates d t had h d an economic i impact i t that th t generated an additional $81.1 million in wages for a cumulative benefit of $167.3 million in the broader metropolitan p economy. y

Responding to the Needs of Business Community

Delgado Charity School of Nursing Profile • 832 students were enrolled in the Charity School of Nursing in Spring 2010 – 8% increase between 2009 and 2010 alone

Economic Impact of Charity School of Nursing on Metropolitan Economy •

The economic impact of the Delgado system is generated by it spending its di th throughout h t the th metropolitan t lit area. With record d enrollment & student spending, the economic impact to the region & Orleans Parish will continue to increase.

Spending associated specifically with Delgado’s Charity School of Nursing location constitutes a substantial share of Delgado’s g impact p on the greater g metro economy, y, with much of this impact captured within Orleans Parish.

Total Economic Impact p Total Employment Supported

$22,803,190 $ 354

* Economic Impact is determined using Bureau of Economic Analysis RIMS II multipliers. These figures represent the  impact of spending on the 7‐parish metropolitan area economy. The share of spending attributed to the Charity School  of Nursing is determined by estimating per pupil spending and the Northshore location’s share of  unduplicated total  enrollment in Fall of 2008.

Impact of Delgado Education for Orleans Workforce •

Five years of Delgado graduates that studied at Charity School of Nursing will fill an estimated 137 of the 75,117 75 117 (Q1 2009) jobs in Orleans Parish.

These graduates working in New Orleans will earn $41.5 million more this thi year than th th they would ld have h without ith t the th ttraining i i and d education they received at Delgado.

greater wages g will have an additional estimated economic These g impact of $26.1million on the metropolitan area economy, with the majority of this impact captured in Orleans Parish.

The combination of these additional wages and their economic impact represents a cumulative benefit of $67.6 million to the metropolitan economy.

* The number of Delgado graduates working in Orleans Parish is determined by the share of MSA employment represented in  The number of Delgado graduates working in Orleans Parish is determined by the share of MSA employment represented in Orleans Parish (33.5% ‐ LA Workforce Commission ‐ Q1 2009). The additional wages earned are calculated using Bureau of Labor  Statistic wage data. The impact on of those additional wages on the MSA economy is measured using Bureau of Economic Analysis RIMS II multipliers.

Delgado g Todayy & Tomorrow •

Almost four years after Hurricane K ti Katrina, Delgado D l d continues ti to t be b an economic engine in the region’s recovery, as well as an institution responsive to the needs off area residents id t and d iindustry. d t

5 years of Delgado graduates fill an estimated 6,796 , jjob openings p g in the New Orleans Metropolitan Area in 2009.

While Delgado is dedicated to the continuing education and training programs that drive the economy, the institution is already adapting to the workforce demands of the years ahead.

Tomorrow’s New Orleans Workforce Delgado invites you to partner with us to produce graduates that work and live in our community! Paid apprenticeship programs = Higher student retention Experiential learning = Rapid return on investment

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