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Economic Impact

Binghamton University positively impacts the local economy of Broome and Tioga counties, as well as the New York state economy in terms of economic output, jobs and human capital.

The regional map illustrates the number of current students and alumni per county. To view, mouseover the regions.

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impact in 2015-2016 Academic Year


$1.13 billion on the region

$1.50 billion on New York state

272,000 visitors to campus spent approximately $8.2 million in the region

students in the region spent nearly $165 million 


12,200 direct/ indirect jobs supported in the region

Human Capital

More than 68,000 alumni live in New York state

Return on Investment

13% Binghamton University account of GDP for Broome and Tioga counties

$11.7 million the value of the work provided to area organizations through student volunteerism and internships

9.5% University research funded by industry partners



Last Updated: 4/17/18