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Economics Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 644 students earned their Economics degrees in GA.

In this state, Economics is the 9th most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 558
Master’s Degree 73
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1
Post-Master’s Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.1%
  • Black or African American: 24.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.7%
  • White: 33.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.8%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
Economics Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Georgia

In this state, there are 35,450 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Economics Jobs in Georgia

Economics grads earn an average of $101,590 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Emory University

Atlanta
176 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,415 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $24,593. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years.

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.70 years.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,920 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,900 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 91%.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
36,302 Total Students

In their early career, Georgia Tech grads earn an average salary of $65,500. The student loan default rate of 1.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

#5

Spelman College

Atlanta
49 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
2,120 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 71%. The 5.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
797 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. An average student at Wesleyan College will pay a net price of $12,462. 100% of students get financical aid.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,238 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.77 years. 94% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.20%.

#8

Morehouse College

Atlanta
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
2,238 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $40,068. The average student takes 4.27 years to complete their degree at Morehouse.

#9

Covenant College

Lookout Mountain
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
989 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 95%. Graduates earn an average $32,600 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. A typical student attending GaSou will pay a net price of $15,795. 90% of students get financical aid.

Economics Careers in GA

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 29% $61,100
Economics Professors 13% $83,720
Economists 10% $104,200
Managers 9% $109,920

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