It all adds up… No matter how you calculate it, USC's economic impact on the Palmetto State is big, broad and contributes substantially to the bottom line. JAN 2012. $4.1 billion Total impact of USC’s eight-campus system on the state is more than $4.1 billion. . JAN 2012. 90% - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
It all adds up
No matter how you calculate it, USC's economic impact on the Palmetto State is big, broad and contributes substantially to the bottom line.
JAN 2012$4.1 billion
Total impact of USCs eight-campus system on the state is more than $4.1 billion.
Nearly 90 percent of USCs expenditures come from non-state funded resources.
More than 44,000 students enrolled across USCs eight campuses; 155,000 successful graduates currently live in the Palmetto State.
USC system statewide operations support nearly 53,000 jobs in private and public sector.
One of every 37 jobs in South Carolina can be traced to USCs total impact.
Nearly 15 percent of South Carolinas population without a college degree lives in poverty compared to 4 percent of those with college degrees.
JAN 2012$200 million
USCs economic impact supports $200 million in state tax revenue $75 million more than the university receives in state funding.
Nearly 3.5 percent of South Carolina residents are USC alumni.
Wage difference between a S.C. high school graduate and a college graduate with a bachelors degree is almost $15,000