Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

PASSHE and University Economic Impact

Investments in higher education help create sustainable economic development leading to higher economic growth. University, faculty, staff, student and visitor spending creates jobs, income and economic activity. Likewise, universities develop partnerships with businesses and communities in their region that are positives for all involved.

Learn more about the impact universities have in their region and state.




EconImpactExecSumm.pdfPASSHE - Economic Impact on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Executive SummaryEconImpactExecSumm
EconImpactFullReport.pdfPASSHE - Economic Impact on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Full ReportEconImpactFullReport
Economic Development Representatives - 2011.pdfEconomic Development Representatives - 2011Economic Development Representatives - 2011
ReturningValueImpact.pdfReturning Value to Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Economic ImpactReturningValueImpact
ReturningValuetoPenn.pdfReturning Value to Pennsylvania: A Report on the Return to the Commonwealth of its Investment in Pennsylvania's State-Owned UniversitiesReturningValuetoPenn

Economic Development Links 

PASSHE's 14 Universities are vital economic recources for their regions. Their business partnerships and commitment to the entrepreneurial spirit runs deep and strong. Visit their economic development pages to learn more.