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Economics Schools in Utah

In 2018-2019, 868 students earned their Economics degrees in UT.

An Economics major is the 6th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 813
Master’s Degree 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15
Associate’s Degree 13

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 55.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.3%
  • Other Races: 27.5%
Economics Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Utah

In this state, there are 11,680 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Economics Jobs in Utah

A typical salary for a economics grad in the state is $88,280, compared to a typical salary of $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Utah that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

378 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,810 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.68 years. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,150.

#2

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
226 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
32,852 Total Students

The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at U of U. The full-time teacher rate is 94%. The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average.

194 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,318 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.01 years to graduate. In their early career, BYU grads earn an average salary of $41,100. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
11,224 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. A typical student attending Southern Utah University will pay a net price of $14,284. It takes the average student 4.60 years to graduate.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
29,644 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,832.

#6

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,517 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 22%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,215 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,793. The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,572.

#9

Snow College

Ephraim
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,383 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. A typical student attending Snow College will pay a net price of $9,192. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Economics Careers in UT

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 60% $50,000
Managers 31% $92,070
Economists 17% $67,910

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