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Economics Schools in Florida

1,390 students earned Economics degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

An Economics major is the 9th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,289
Master’s Degree 79
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 22

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 24.1%
  • White: 48.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.7%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Economics Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 59,160 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Economics Jobs in Florida

Economics grads earn an average of $99,240 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Florida that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

365 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
42,450 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 96% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,500 a year.

#2

University of Florida

Gainesville
263 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,407 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,057. Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%.

170 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
44,246 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. A typical student attending USF Tampa will pay a net price of $9,838. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

#4

University of Miami

Coral Gables
135 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,811 Total Students

An average student at U Miami will pay a net price of $30,841. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,500 a year. The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
58,711 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average. 98% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, FIU grads earn an average salary of $38,700.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
30,061 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,200 a year. The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

#7

Rollins College

Winter Park
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,127 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Rollins will pay a net price of $27,537. The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Rollins.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
69,402 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
17,117 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,977 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at FGCU. A typical student attending FGCU will pay a net price of $13,745.

Economics Careers in FL

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 36% $55,960
Managers 17% $90,740
Economics Professors 17% $100,530
Economists 13% $90,490

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