Higher Ed Matter of Fact: New York's Independent Sector - Driving Jobs

CICU News Date: 
01/25/2017

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.[1]
These jobs carried a payroll impact of $28.1 billion in 2015, a 6 percent increase over 2013's total.[2]

[1] 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)
[2] Ibid.