It’s All in the Numbers

UCLA's Economic Impact

A new study reveals the depth and reach of UCLA’s contribution to the economic vitality of Southern California and the state overall. The report, by the Sacramento-based consultancy Center for Strategic Economic Research, found that UCLA was responsible for more than $12.7 billion in economic impact annually.

CSER analyzed UCLA’s operations during the 2011–12 fiscal year. Its report, “Economic Impacts of the University of California, Los Angeles,” measured the influence of dollars created and spent by the campus within Southern California (Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Riverside and San Bernardino counties) as well as for the entire state.

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