Vancouver Community College (VCC) not only positively impacts students, but also the local economy – to the tune of more than $827 million.
A recent economic impact study from Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) found that in 2012-13, B.C.’s colleges and their students contributed $7.8 billion in income to the economy, equal to 4.2 per cent of the province’s GDP. This means that colleges in B.C. have a similar effect on the economy to other major industries like insurance, accommodation and food services.
Learn more about VCC Economic Impact – how VCC impacts the economy, taxpayers and students.
To learn more about the study, or read the full report, visit BCColleges.ca.