Students gather at Covington coffee shop and bakery

Economic and Civic Impact

Oxford College of Emory University has been a part of the Newton County community since Emory College was established here in 1836. The Office of Community Relations represents Oxford College within the community and encourages collaboration between the college and partners throughout Newton County and the region.

Annual Economic Impact

$262 million
in Georgia
$79 million
in Newton County
$114 million
direct capital investments 2013-2020
$5.5 million
annual Georgia tax revenues
1,500 jobs
in Georgia
520 jobs
in Newton County

Annual Community Engagement

service hours

Study conducted by EConsult Solutions, Inc. 


If you have questions about potential partnerships, please reach out to Laura Gafnea, Director of Community Relations.