道尔顿状态’s positive economic impact on region exceeds $132 million
道尔顿状态 continues to have a positive effect on the local region through its economic 和 labor impacts as well as producing graduates who will earn more than $1 million more in their lifetimes with their college degrees.
道尔顿状态 contributed more than $132 million to the Northwest Georgia economy between July 1, 2021, 及六月三十日, 2022, a $1.800万还是1万.44% increase over the previous year, a new study shows.
“足球外围平台推荐 is recognized as an academic center of excellence, consistently offering high-quality educational opportunities to our community. The college is pivotal in fostering a skilled workforce, enhancing regional competitiveness 和 attracting new businesses to Northwest Georgia,” said Greater Dalton Chamber 总统 和 CEO, 杰森模拟. “As a valuable asset 和 a vital driver of the local economy, 道尔顿状态 contributes to the stability 和 resilience of the region. The Chamber is proud to have 道尔顿状态 as a part of our community, 和 we are optimistic about its continued growth 和 positive impact in the future.”
Conducted on behalf of USG by Jeffrey M. 汉弗莱斯,Ph值.D., director of the Selig Center for
Economic Growth in the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, the study also showed all USG colleges 和 universities contributed a total of $20.1 billion to Georgia’s economy, a 4.增加14%.
The study also assessed the total employment impact of each institution within USG. 道尔顿状态’s total employment impact includes 1,155 jobs – for every on-campus job there are three off-campus jobs that exist due to institution-related spending.
A companion study by Humphreys assessed the lifetime earnings of USG bachelor’s graduates from the class of 2022 和 found graduates will earn over $1 million more during their lifetimes than they would have without a college degree.
“USG’s 26 public colleges 和 universities, 个人和集体, make a significant economic impact across the state, helping to put Georgians to work while spending money in local communities 和 helping their regional economies support Georgia’s growth,” USG Chancellor Sonny Perdue said. “At the same time, our graduates are the real winners with this million-dollar deal. We’re focused on continuing to help all our students be successful as they use their degrees to prepare themselves for their future prosperity.”
Based on work-life earnings estimates for Georgia, the analysis showed the 741 道尔顿状态 graduates from the Class of 2022 can expect combined total lifetime earnings of $1.70亿年.
The companion study findings show the breakdown of how much each level of higher education can add to a 道尔顿状态 graduate’s total earnings over the course of their lives compared to those with a high school diploma.
• Bachelor’s degree: +$1,152,500
“In sum, higher education pays off, especially for high school graduates who obtain bachelor’s