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Economics Schools in Ohio

1,180 Economics students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Economics is the 6th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Ohio

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 969
Master’s Degree 199
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 11
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in OH Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.3%
  • Black or African American: 3.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 56.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.7%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
Economics Majors in OH Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Ohio

40,000 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. OH

Wages for Economics Jobs in Ohio

Economics grads earn an average of $107,320 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 44 colleges in Ohio that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

334 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
61,391 Total Students

The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at Ohio State. The student loan default rate is 4.50% which is lower than average. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

172 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
19,716 Total Students

77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Graduates earn an average $37,400 after graduation.

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
39,263 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,800 after graduation. 83% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 57%.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
27,367 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,700 a year. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time.

#5

Denison University

Granville
67 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
2,293 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,900 a year.

#6

Kenyon College

Gambier
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
1,750 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 0.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 96%.

#7

Oberlin College

Oberlin
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
2,863 Total Students

93% of the teachers are full time. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
17,733 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,456.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
11,874 Total Students

The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $59,600 after graduation.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
15,433 Total Students

In their early career, Cleveland State University grads earn an average salary of $34,100. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

Economics Careers in OH

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title OH Job Growth OH Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 19% $59,940
Economics Professors 8% $99,920
Managers 7% $97,600
Economists 0% $108,800

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