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Overall Economic Impact of the University for the State of Maine

  • UMaine‚Äôs day-to-day operations and student and visitor spending contribute $780.9 million in total output (i.e., sales revenue) to the Maine economy, and support 9,951 full- and part-time jobs that provide $338.4 million in income to Maine workers (including multiplier effects) (2012).
  • For every dollar the state invests in UMaine through the Maine Economic Improvement Fund, researchers leverage $5 from outside sources (2012).
  • Aggregate lifetime earnings payoff related to the degrees earned by a single graduating class at UMaine is $590.9 million of additional income to the Maine economy.