By Jennifer McRae

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4)– Colorado State University has released its first-ever economic impact report. It shows the impact of CSU Fort Collins, Pueblo and CSU Global campuses on Colorado.

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According to the report, 1 in 25 workers in the state have a degree from CSU. It also finds that students spend $435 million in local communities every year.

Half of the students who move to Colorado to attend CSU stay after graduating.

Jennifer McRae