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Graduate Certificates in Economics

83 Yearly Graduations
41% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 38 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in economics. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 20% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 28.9% of economics graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Economics Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 83 students earned their graduate certificate in economics. This makes it the 16th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in economics at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 40,355
Master’s Degree 4,391
Associate’s Degree 2,228
Doctor’s Degree 1,225
Graduate Certificate 83
Basic Certificate 12
Undergraduate Certificate 3

Earnings of Economics Majors With Graduate Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue graduate certificates in economics. About 59.0% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 49
Women 34
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Economics

The racial-ethnic distribution of economics graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 42
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 2
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Economics Graduate Certificate Students

There are 38 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in economics. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

14 Yearly Graduations
21% Women

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for economics majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 31,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,038 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,132 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 people received their graduate certificate in economics from Louisiana State University.

#1

Fordham University

Bronx, New York
14 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Fordham University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for economics majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 16,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,980 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $34,608 per year.

The economics program at Fordham University awarded 14 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 50% were women and 7% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

14 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New Mexico State University - Main Campus tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for economics majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 14,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,875 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,844 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 graduate certificates were handed out to economics majors at NMSU Main Campus. Of these students, 29% were women and 64% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky
6 Yearly Graduations
17% Women

Western Kentucky University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in economics. Roughly 18,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,802 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,140 per year.

The economics program at Western Kentucky University awarded 6 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#4

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana
6 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Valparaiso University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in economics. Each year, around 3,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,520 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,700 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their graduate certificate in economics from Valpo. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#6

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon
4 Yearly Graduations
25% Women

The 6th most popular school in the country for economics majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Portland State University. Roughly 25,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,462 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,718 per year.

The economics program at Portland State University awarded 4 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#6

University of Vermont

Burlington, Vermont
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 6th most popular school in the country for economics majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Vermont. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,392 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,294 per year.

The economics program at University of Vermont awarded 4 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#6

Seattle University

Seattle, Washington
4 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Seattle University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in economics. Each year, around 7,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $45,765 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,280 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 graduate certificates were handed out to economics majors at Seattle U. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 25% were women.

#9

University at Albany

Albany, New York
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University at Albany comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in economics. Roughly 17,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their graduate certificate in economics from UAlbany. Around 67% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#10

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Ball State University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in economics. Each year, around 22,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,358 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,850 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to economics majors at Ball State.

#10

American University

Washington, District of Columbia
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for economics majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is American University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $49,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $30,351 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to economics majors at The American University. Of these students, 100% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Virginia Tech is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in economics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,420 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,701 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their graduate certificate in economics from Virginia Tech.

#13

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Chicago is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in economics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,642 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $60,300 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in economics from UChicago.

#13

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
1 Yearly Graduations

Johns Hopkins University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in economics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,350 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $55,350 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in economics from Johns Hopkins.

#13

Oakland University

Rochester Hills, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Oakland University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in economics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,520 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,546 per year.

The economics program at Oakland University awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#13

Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations

The 13th most popular school in the country for economics majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Wayne State University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,024 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,285 per year.

The economics program at Wayne State University awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#13

Eastern Washington University

Cheney, Washington
1 Yearly Graduations

Eastern Washington University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in economics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,543 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,721 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to economics majors at EWU.

#13

Gardner - Webb University

Boiling Springs, North Carolina
1 Yearly Graduations

Gardner - Webb University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in economics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,220 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,000 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in economics from Gardner - Webb.

#13

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, Georgia
1 Yearly Graduations

The 13th most popular school in the country for economics majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Georgia Southern University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,977 per year.

The economics program at Georgia Southern University awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#13

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York
1 Yearly Graduations

Syracuse University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in economics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,616 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $38,880 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in economics from Syracuse.

Economics Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Quantitative Economics 51
Applied Economics 17
General Economics 6
Other Economics 6
Development Economics 2

References

*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.

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