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Economics Schools in Kansas

393 Economics students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Economics is the 7th most popular major out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 355
Master’s Degree 26
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 0.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.5%
  • White: 34.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 58.3%
  • Other Races: 3.1%
Economics Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Kansas

There are 8,690 people in the state and 1,144,130 people in the nation working in economics jobs.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. KS

Wages for Economics Jobs in Kansas

Economics grads earn an average of $72,600 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Kansas that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

156 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
27,552 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%.

147 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,908 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. A typical student attending FHSU will pay a net price of $12,340.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
21,719 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.70% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,450. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
5,877 Total Students

A typical student attending ESU will pay a net price of $14,166. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
2,158 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.10%. This private school has an average net price of $23,767. 60% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Baker University

Baldwin City
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,595 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $21,618. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 17% are considered full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
6,645 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 9.70% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $13,910.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,342 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
816 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 55%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,482. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
6,285 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,683. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $34,100 after graduation.

Economics Careers in KS

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 23% $58,080
Managers 11% $96,210

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