Doctor’s Degrees in Economics
Education Levels of Economics Majors
In 2019-2020, 1,219 doctor's degrees were awarded to economics majors. This earns it the #2 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.
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 Doctor’s Degrees
More men than women pursue doctor's degrees in economics. About 67.2% of graduates in this field are male.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of economics doctor’s degree students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||20|
|Hispanic or Latino||32|
Most Popular Economics Programs for Doctor’s Degrees
There are 131 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in economics. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
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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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