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The Economic Value of Tillamook Bay Community College -Tillamook Bay Community College

The Economic Value of Tillamook Bay Community College

TBCC 2018-2019 Economic Impact Infographic

In 2020, Tillamook Bay Community College participated in an economic and investment impact study conducted for all community colleges in Oregon by Emsi.  Emsi is a leading provider of economic impact studies and labor market data to educational institutions, workforce planners, and regional developers in the U.S. and internationally. The study was based on information from the 2018-19 fiscal year. The study was intended to assess the impact of Tillamook Bay Community College (TBCC) on the county economy and the benefits generated by the college for students, taxpayers, and society.

The study found that in fiscal year 2018-19, TBCC added $24.3M in income to the county economy, and TBCC’s impact supported 437 jobs. In return for their investment in education, students will receive a 19.8% average rate of return. Additionally, for every dollar invested in TBCC in fiscal year 2018-19, people in Oregon will receive $5.90 in return.

The full report is available Tillamook Bay Community College Economic and Investment Impact Statement Full Report and an executive summary can be found here. There is also a fact sheet as a condensed version of the report.

We welcome all questions and comments about the information in the report. If you would like more information please contact Heidi Luquette, at (503) 842-8222 ext. 1025.