Economic Impact

Areas of Impact

  UGA USDA Total Impact
Personnel 350 95 445 employees
Scientists 55 16 71 scientists
Payroll $12.5 $6.5 $19 million
Expenditures $17 $2.2 $19.2 million

Quick Facts about UGA Tifton

The UGA Tifton Campus is a top 5 employer in Tift County.

For every job created on the UGA Tifton Campus, 1.65 jobs exist in the surrounding area.

Economic impact of the UGA Tifton Campus to local community was $79.7 million in 2008. For each dollar spent by UGA Tifton, $.46 additional dollars were generated in the local economy.