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USG Report Shows Georgia Tech’s State Economic Impact Surpasses $4 Billion
New economic data released by the University System of Georgia (USG) highlights the wide-reaching impact of our state’s higher education institutions - including a breakdown of Georgia Tech’s benefit to the state and its communities.
Data collected from fiscal year 2020 reflects $18.6 billion in statewide economic benefits generated by USG’s 26 member institutions. Georgia Tech’s economic impact on the state of Georgia was $4.01 billion. That figure is up more than $1 billion from Georgia Tech’s 2015 fiscal year economic impact of $2.87 billion.
Together, USG’s institutions played a critical role in bolstering the state’s economy during the Covid-19 pandemic, and economic impact actually grew 0.6 percent from 2019.