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Undergraduate Certificates in Economics

3 Yearly Graduations
$58,000 Median Salary
$13,750 Median Debt
An undergraduate certificate in economics is offered at 4 colleges in the United States. Approximately 0% of recent graduates in this major were women, and no racial-ethnic minorities were represented in this group. Also, 33.3% of economics graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Economics Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 students earned their undergraduate certificate in economics. This earns it the #23 spot on the list of the most popular undergraduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in economics at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 40,355
Master’s Degree 4,391
Associate’s Degree 2,228
Doctor’s Degree 1,225
Graduate Certificate 83
Basic Certificate 12
Undergraduate Certificate 3

Earnings of Economics Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in economics is $58,000. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $54,800 to a high of $61,200.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in economics is $13,750. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $16,625 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $10,875.


Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $142.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue undergraduate certificates in economics. About 100.0% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 3
Women 0
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Economics

The racial-ethnic distribution of economics undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Economics Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 4 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in economics. Learn more about the most popular 4 below:


Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3 Yearly Graduations

Temple University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for economics majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,956 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their undergraduate certificate in economics from Temple.

Economics Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Other Economics 3


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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