Economic Development


UVA Rotunda Ariel view

Economic Development

Engineering Flight Simulator

Economic Development

UVA Student

Economic Development

Downtown Charlottesville

Economic Development


The University of Virginia fuels economic growth by conducting innovative research, educating citizen leaders, and fostering academic-government-industry collaborations.

Economic Impact

Economic Impact Infographic : Picture of Dollar sign



Employment Impact

Employment Impact Infographic: Picture of Working People



Government Revenue Impact

Goverment Revenue Impact Infographic: Picture of the Virginia state capitol building



Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Patrick Hogan

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Patrick Hogan

"The University of Virginia is a significant driver of the economies of the communities it serves and of the Commonwealth as a whole. From employment to operational spending and construction, to the activity attributable to research and medical care, UVA is proud of its positive economic benefit to the state"


In 2016 the University engaged an independent research firm to study its effect on Virginia’s economy. The full report confirms that UVA contributes substantially to making the Commonwealth one of the nation’s best places to live and work.