Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Adds $173 Million to Yavapai County’s GDP

Across Arizona, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s total economic impact this year has reached $392 million, which is an increase of nearly 50% in the last four years.

In Yavapai County specifically, where Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus is located, the university serves as a major and essential economic driver to the community, supporting 2,853 jobs and $318 million in total economic impact. The university currently supports 3,000 permanent jobs for state residents and is projected to continue creating hundreds of jobs every year.

Combined with its campus in Florida, the premier aviation and aerospace institution has surpassed $2.3 billion in economic impact.

– Ginger Pinholster, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Source: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Adds $173 Million to Yavapai County’s GDP