Higher Ed Matter of Fact: New York's Independent Sector - Driving Jobs
Private not-for-profit colleges and universities generated 406,300 campus and spillover jobs throughout New York State in 2015. Job growth in the Independent Sector has increased by 3 percent since 2013 and by 24 percent since 2005.
These jobs carried a payroll impact of $28.1 billion in 2015, a 6 percent increase over 2013's total.
 2015 Economic Impact of New York State's Independent Sector of Higher Education, prepared by the Center for Governmental Research for the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (www.cicu.org)