The Economic Value of Idaho Public Universities – Executive Summary

January 2022

Idaho public universities create value in many ways. The universities play a key role in helping students increase their employability and achieve their individual potential. The universities facilitate new research and company developments and also draw visitors and students to the state, generating new dollars and opportunities for Idaho. The universities provide students with the education, training, and skills they need to have fulfilling and prosperous careers. Furthermore, the universities are places for students to meet new people, increase their self-confidence, and promote their overall health and well-being.