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Economic Impact

With annual revenues approaching $1.5 billion, CU Denver | Anschutz is clearly a major economic enterprise in the state.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is an economic engine supporting the state of Colorado with thousands of jobs, millions of dollars in salaries and billions of dollars in spending.*

  • An annual contribution of $3.3 billion to the Colorado economy, including university expenses of payroll and operations plus indirect earnings and expenses.
    For every $1 in direct expense by the university, there is up to an additional $1.33 in purchased goods and services in Colorado.

  • Nearly 30,000 jobs in Colorado, including over 12,000 university faculty, residents, staff, and student workers, and the jobs created in secondary markets. 
    For every job at the university, there is up to an additional 1.4 jobs supported in Colorado.

  • $76 million in sales and income tax from university direct and indirect earnings and spending.
    Compared with its state appropriation to the university of $86 million, Colorado received nearly 90 percent of its appropriation back through tax revenue.

With annual revenues approaching $1.5  billion, CU Denver | Anschutz is clearly a major economic enterprise in the state.

Read our full Economic Impact Reports for more detailed information.

*Data are for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013.

CU Denver

1201 Larimer Street
Denver, Colorado
303-315-5969

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CU Anschutz
Medical Campus

13001 E. 17th Place
Aurora, Colorado
303-724-5000

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CU South Denver

10035 S. Peoria Street
Lone Tree, Colorado
720-488-3300

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