Economic Impact Report

Volunteer State Community College generated a $584 million impact to the regional economy over the past five years, a study conducted for the college shows. The analysis of the economic impact of Vol State on its eleven county service area revealed that the value of business volume and individual income generated an average of $117 million each year during the 2011-2016 period of the study. That is estimated to have created or sustained 20,988 jobs during those five years. The study was conducted by Knoxville educational consultant Fred H. Martin.