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Economics Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 1,183 students earned their Economics degrees in WI.

In this state, Economics is the 5th most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 998
Master’s Degree 151
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 33
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 33
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 33
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 61.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 27.5%
  • Other Races: 2.9%
Economics Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Wisconsin

There are 25,580 people in the state and 1,144,130 people in the nation working in economics jobs.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Economics Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a economics grad in the state is $80,070, compared to a typical salary of $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Wisconsin that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

734 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 62% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
15,521 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,695. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#3

Marquette University

Milwaukee
57 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,819 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $29,693. The 2.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $50,600 a year.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. A typical student attending UWM will pay a net price of $17,661. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,623 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,478. 85% of the teachers are full time. 79% of students get financical aid.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
1,442 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. In their early career, Lawrence U grads earn an average salary of $29,400. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
5,980 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. The 3.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,255 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,673. Graduates earn an average $38,500 after graduation.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,081 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,928.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
12,452 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,900 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years.

Economics Careers in WI

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 25% $53,810
Economists 13% $69,060
Managers 13% $75,630
Economics Professors 4% $95,620

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