Economic Impact

Areas of Impact

  UGA USDA Total Impact
Personnel 350 95 445 employees
Scientists 58 18 76 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 among the top five employers in Tift County, Georgia.

For every job created on campus, there are 1.65 jobs gained by the surrounding area.

UGA-Tifton, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Services, houses more than 400 employees, including about 76 scientists.

UGA-Tifton's economic impact is $83 million.

The University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center's yearly impact on the local economy is $5 million.

(Information updated 2018.)