STATE UNIVERSITY ECONOMIC IMPACT
A report by the State University | 2018
As the leading institution of higher education within the region, State University is focused on fulfilling its primary mission of teaching, research and service. Through this work the University has had a profound impact on the surrounding communities as well as across the state. This report highlights the numerous facets of our impact. We encourage you to explore, drill in, and see how State University is an economic engine!
State University’s global economic and societal impact in 2017 increased $321 million since 2014. This impact results from teaching, research, and outreach and engagement activities. University operations contributed $2.176 billion to the state's economy in 2017 and were responsible for supporting up to 29,845 jobs.
For the third consecutive year, State University set a record in research grants and contracts: $421 million in 2017. This investment in research pays back: