Basic Certificates in Economics
Education Levels of Economics Majors
In 2018-2019, 12 basic certificates were awarded to economics majors. This makes it the 27th most popular basic certificate program in the country.
The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in economics at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Economics Majors With Basic Certificates
More men than women pursue basic certificates in economics. About 83.3% of graduates in this field are male.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of economics basic certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Most Popular Economics Programs for Basic Certificates
There are 18 colleges that offer a basic certificate in economics. Learn more about the most popular 18 below:
The most popular school in the United States for economics students seekinga basic certificate is University of Massachusetts Amherst. Roughly 31,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,791 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,014 per year.
For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 basic certificates were handed out to economics majors at UMass Amherst. Around 12% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 25% were women.
Palomar College comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in economics. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their basic certificate in economics from Palomar College.
The 3rd most popular school in the country for economics majors who are seeking their basic certificate is University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,361 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,027 per year.
The economics program at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire awarded 1 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.
Economics Focus Areas
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*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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