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Economics Schools in Maine

256 students earned Economics degrees in Maine in the 2020-2021 year.

In this state, Economics is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 19 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 247
Master’s Degree 9

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 69.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.2%
  • Other Races: 5.9%

Jobs for Economics Grads in Maine

In this state, there are 2,270 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.


Wages for Economics Jobs in Maine

In this state, economics grads earn an average of $68,670. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.


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


Colby College

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
2,155 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years. 43% of students get financical aid.


Bowdoin College

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
1,777 Total Students

In their early career, Bowdoin grads earn an average salary of $51,153. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years.


Bates College

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
1,876 Total Students

The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at Bates. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 48% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 90%.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
11,741 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 4.00% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
8,022 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.20% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,055. 35% of the teachers are full time.

Economics Careers in ME

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 11% $63,630
Managers 1% $92,110
Economics Professors 0% $92,230
Economists 0% $0

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