Economic activity, recurring operational impacts, direct expenditures
As the state’s flagship institution of higher education, the University of Arkansas delivers a significant economic impact to Arkansas. In 2014, an impact in excess of $1.2 billion came from the University via operations, construction, technology transfer, student expenditures, and visitor spending. The University of Arkansas has a substantial influence on the direction of the state’s economy by fulfilling its mission of developing human capital, growing ideas, and transmitting knowledge to the public.
Deck, K. A., & Jebaraj, M. (2015). The Economic Impact of the University of Arkansas. Publications and Presentations. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.uark.edu/cberpub/10
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