Economic Impact

Green River College makes a significant economic contribution to King County and the state of Washington. According to an independent study conducted in 2011 by Economic Marketing Specialists, Inc. (EMSI), Green River contributes more than $349 million each year to its community through college operations, student spending, and productivity of graduates in the workforce. For more detailed information, see the fact sheets or the comprehensive report below.

Fact Sheets

  • Overview
  • Student Perspective
  • Business Perspective
  • Taxpayer Perspective
  • Social Benefits Perspective
  • Social vs. Taxpayer Perspectives

Comprehensive Report

  • Executive Summary
  • Main Report