Princeton University significant contributor and catalyst to New Jersey economy, quality of life

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
by Susan Promislo, Office of Communications

Princeton University has a substantial impact on the New Jersey economy, generating an annual total of $1.58 billion in economic output as an employer, research and innovation leader, sponsor of construction projects, purchaser of goods and services, and financial and civic contributor to local communities. That total supports an estimated 13,450 jobs with $970.7 million in earnings.

The economic and other benefits the University generates within the town of Princeton and neighboring communities, Mercer County and the state of New Jersey are presented in a new report, "Education, Innovation and Opportunity: The Economic Impact of Princeton University."

Learn more about the economic impact of Princeton University

A copy of the full report and summary brochure can be found at