Surprise: CofC impacts the local economy

Students spend about $58 million in off-campus rent, $22.8 million on groceries, $8.9 million on clothing and $53 million on dining out or alcohol. They also shell out about $16 million a year on school supplies, $12.6 million on utilities and another $25 million on personal items.

Yes, a story saying that the College of Charleston does much to support the regional and downtown economy is painfully obvious, but I still like Warren Wise's post at The Post and Courier as it does a good job of showing just how much is spent. 

Check it out here.

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