ΘνΓΓΙη is proud to be helping create a stronger St. Louis. The Universityβs daily operations provide ongoing financial benefits to the region, while also preparing the workforce of the future.
jobs in the STL region are tied to ΘνΓΓΙη.*
spent in the regional economy by ΘνΓΓΙη students.*
in impact to the region over the next 40 years is made by a single graduating class.*
generated by ΘνΓΓΙη each year in total economic benefit to the STL region.*
ΘνΓΓΙη is one of the regionβs largest employers. More than 2,000 faculty members carry out the Universityβs Jesuit mission by inspiring students, researching in their fields and reaching out to the community while thousands of staff members spearhead and lead programs, actively support the work of our faculty and students and keep the University running smoothly.
ΘνΓΓΙηβs combined payroll and benefits obligation to staff in the St. Louis metropolitan region is more than $150 million.
The quality of ΘνΓΓΙηβs faculty researchers and strength of its programs attracts out-of-Βarea dollars to the region. During fiscal year 2019, University researchers received $44 million in external research support from federal agencies, associations, foundations and private sources.
Volunteerism and Community Impact
Each year, ΘνΓΓΙηβs students, faculty and staff give more than 1.6 million hours of community service to more than 1,800 organizations, events and individuals in the region.
- Students from ΘνΓΓΙηβs School of Law provide approximately $3.9 million in free legal consultation annually to the public each year.
- Approximately 500 ΘνΓΓΙη faculty members provide free consulting services at an average commercial value of $125 per hour.
Sports and Events
ΘνΓΓΙη hosts more than, resulting in 10,000 overnight stays and $250 per person spent on lodging, food, souvenirs and more.
* According to a recent economic impact study.