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Economics Schools in Missouri

In 2018-2019, 453 students earned their Economics degrees in MO.

As a degree choice, Economics is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 349
Master’s Degree 85
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.7%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 51.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 29.8%
  • Other Races: 3.3%
Economics Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Missouri

14,490 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Economics Jobs in Missouri

Economics grads earn an average of $97,820 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Missouri that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

141 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
16,191 Total Students

An average student at WUSTL will pay a net price of $27,427. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 52% of students receive it. The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
30,014 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 72%. Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years. 85% of students get financical aid.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,388 Total Students

The 7.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,273. 65% of the teachers are full time.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,988 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,400 a year. The 6.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.55 years to graduate.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,453 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 68%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. It takes the average student 4.53 years to graduate.

#6

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
12,799 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,861. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at SLU. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
11,229 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,500 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

#8

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
8,392 Total Students

The 1.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,264.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
5,231 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,119.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
8,088 Total Students

The 3.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $14,205.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
739 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. In their early career, William Jewell grads earn an average salary of $39,100. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Economics Careers in MO

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 25% $56,710
Economics Professors 18% $96,970
Economists 17% $91,350
Managers 10% $93,580

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