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Economics Schools in Colorado

1,056 Economics students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Economics is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 956
Master’s Degree 74
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 52.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 28.7%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Economics Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Colorado

There are 28,310 people in the state and 1,144,130 people in the nation working in economics jobs.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Economics Jobs in Colorado

In this state, economics grads earn an average of $104,350. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Colorado that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

308 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
37,883 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. A typical student attending CU - Boulder will pay a net price of $21,510. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
33,426 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,800. The average student takes 4.42 years to complete their degree at Colorado State. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

187 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
24,910 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it.

#4

Colorado College

Colorado Springs
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
2,123 Total Students

The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 52% get financial aid.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
4,304 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
12,931 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
6,628 Total Students

The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at Mines. The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 96% of the teachers are full time.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
12,807 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,600 a year. The student loan default rate is 5.10% which is lower than average.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
12,930 Total Students

The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,230. Graduates earn an average $33,800 after graduation.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
20,080 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,100 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $16,204.

Economics Careers in CO

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 31% $65,400
Economics Professors 24% $97,920
Managers 16% $127,750
Economists 14% $101,670

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