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Economics Schools in Alabama

90 students earned Economics degrees in Alabama in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Economics is the 13th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Alabama

Economics majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 76
Master’s Degree 14

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a economics major is more popular with men than with women.

Economics Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of economics majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 7.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • White: 58.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 21.1%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Economics Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 6,070 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Economics Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a economics grad in the state is $103,740, compared to a typical salary of $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Alabama that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,460 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
5,188 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
5,653 Total Students

A typical student attending University of West Alabama will pay a net price of $13,975. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $26,400 after graduation.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,209 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 67%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
9,021 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,962. It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
16,436 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. A typical student attending TROY will pay a net price of $13,313.

#7

Samford University

Birmingham
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,692 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Samford. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,207.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,876 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Tuskegee. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
1,802 Total Students

In their early career, Strayer University - Alabama grads earn an average salary of $33,100. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 17% of the teachers are full time.

Economics Careers in AL

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Economists 33% $101,420
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 22% $53,530
Economics Professors 14% $101,090
Managers 6% $101,560

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