Social and Environmental Responsibility Report

Creating Jobs, Improving Quality of Life Embry-Riddle’s mission is to help graduates find high-paying, meaningful jobs so that they can live well and, in turn, be of service to society. In support of that goal, the university works to advance innovation, which drives economic progress, creating jobs. In fact, Embry-Riddle’s overall economic impacts in Florida and Arizona, where our residential campuses are located, surpassed $2.3 billion as of 2020 – up 44% since 2016, the independent Washington Economics Group (WEG) reported. Twenty-two entrepreneurial companies affiliated with the Research Park had raised $41.4 million from investors and grants, while keeping 159 student interns employed as of summer 2021. $ 2.3 BIL Our economic impact surpassed $2.3 billion as of 2020

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