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Economics Schools in Idaho

63 students earned Economics degrees in Idaho in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Economics is the 11th most popular major in the state out of a total 20 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Idaho

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 53
Associate Degree 6
Master’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.8%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.9%
  • White: 71.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.5%
  • Other Races: 6.3%

Jobs for Economics Grads in Idaho

In this state, there are 3,190 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.


Wages for Economics Jobs in Idaho

Economics grads earn an average of $61,130 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.


There are 5 colleges in Idaho that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
44,481 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 3.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 60% of students get financical aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
24,069 Total Students

59% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,153. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
11,766 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,410.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
10,791 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,964.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,321 Total Students

In their early career, College of Southern Idaho grads earn an average salary of $30,579. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

Economics Careers in ID

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title ID Job Growth ID Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 28% $47,770
Economics Professors 14% $81,260
Managers 13% $79,330
Economists 0% $57,800

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