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Economics Schools in Oregon

In 2018-2019, 774 students earned their Economics degrees in OR.

An Economics major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Oregon

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 723
Master’s Degree 30
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Associate’s Degree 5
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 46.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 31.5%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Economics Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Oregon

There are 15,570 people in the state and 1,144,130 people in the nation working in economics jobs.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Economics Jobs in Oregon

Economics grads earn an average of $87,420 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Oregon that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

422 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
22,517 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. In their early career, UO grads earn an average salary of $35,600.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,719 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
25,321 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,856. 55% of the teachers are full time.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
2,179 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.80%. In their early career, Willamette grads earn an average salary of $33,500. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Reed College

Portland
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,471 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,400 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $33,495. 98% of the teachers are full time.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
3,223 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. 51% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $35,919.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
4,929 Total Students

85% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,414 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.50% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years.

#9

Pacific University

Forest Grove
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,832 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. In their early career, Pacific grads earn an average salary of $33,400. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
4,254 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $53,800 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.09 years to graduate. The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Economics Careers in OR

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 29% $62,950
Economics Professors 29% $103,370
Economists 17% $88,330
Managers 15% $89,200

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