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Alberta colleges make significant impact on provincial economy

Posted on Apr 18, 2018

Alberta's colleges, referred to as Comprehensive Community Institutions (CCIs) by the
Government of Alberta, make a significant financial impact province-wide, adding $4.8 billion to Alberta’s economy in 2015-16 alone. This is equivalent to 43,520 jobs supported in the province. A new, province-wide study by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) indicates that investing in colleges
creates a significant return on investment for students, taxpayers, and society. The study makes a compelling case that Alberta CCIs are an essential economic contributor to our province.

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