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Economics Schools in Connecticut

1,105 students earned Economics degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 981
Master’s Degree 95
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 29
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 29
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 29

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.8%
  • White: 49.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.0%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
Economics Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 14,690 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Economics Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a economics grad in the state is $95,450, compared to a typical salary of $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Connecticut that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

430 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,280 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

#2

Yale University

New Haven
277 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,609 Total Students

6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time.

#3

Wesleyan University

Middletown
103 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
3,230 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 47% get financial aid. 87% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Trinity College

Hartford
88 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
2,234 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. 75% of the teachers are full time.

#5

Connecticut College

New London
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
1,861 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 71%. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Fairfield University

Fairfield
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,349 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $55,500 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Fairfield U will pay a net price of $39,676. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,708 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Quinnipiac. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $51,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,154 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,288. The student loan default rate is 6.10% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,156 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,900 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
4,971 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%.

Economics Careers in CT

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 22% $67,520
Managers 8% $118,140
Economics Professors 4% $94,260
Economists 0% $93,950

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