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Economics Schools in New York

In 2018-2019, 5,392 students earned their Economics degrees in NY.

In this state, Economics is the 3rd most popular major out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 4,729
Master’s Degree 527
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 112
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 112
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 112
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18
Associate’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of economics majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 15.4%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.6%
  • White: 36.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 28.4%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Economics Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in New York

83,230 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Economics Jobs in New York

Economics grads earn an average of $124,160 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 76 colleges in New York that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

570 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
52,885 Total Students

In their early career, NYU grads earn an average salary of $48,900. 100% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.20%.

438 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
31,456 Total Students

58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $66,500 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1.

#3

Queens College

Queens
437 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
19,923 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 38%. 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 $3,817.

391 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
18,124 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at Binghamton University. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time.

337 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
17,544 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. It takes the average student 4.16 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid.

#6

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
308 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,814 Total Students

63% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at SUNY Stony Brook. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it.

241 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,850 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 79% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $34,472.

226 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,027 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 60% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,494.

212 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
16,972 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. 100% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 2.60% which is lower than average.

202 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,923 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 3.00% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Economics Careers in NY

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 26% $71,460
Economics Professors 19% $110,710
Economists 12% $101,740
Managers 10% $109,910

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