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Economics at Central Washington University

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Economics at Central Washington University

Economics is one of the majors in the social sciences program at Central Washington University.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. Also, learn how CWU ranks among other schools offering degrees in economics.

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Economics Degrees Available at CWU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics

CWU Economics Rankings

The bachelor's program at CWU was ranked #385 on College Factual's Best Schools for economics list. It is also ranked #12 in Washington.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Economics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 260
Highest Paid Economics Graduates 268
Best Colleges for Economics 385

Popularity of Economics at CWU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Central Washington University handed out 14 bachelor's degrees in economics. Due to this, the school was ranked #438 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 17% over the previous year when 12 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Economics Graduates from CWU Make?

Salary of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Economics majors who earn their bachelor's degree from CWU go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $36,000 a year. This is less than $44,300, which is the national median of all economics majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


How Much Student Debt Do Economics Graduates from CWU Have?

Student Debt of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at CWU, economics students borrow a median amount of $16,350 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all economics bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $21,666.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the economics program at CWU is $170 per month.

Economics Student Diversity at CWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the economics majors at Central Washington University.

CWU Economics Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 14 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics from CWU. About 79% were men and 21% were women.

CWU Gender Breakdown of Economics Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 64% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Central Washington University with a bachelor's in economics.

Ethnic Diversity of Economics Majors at Central Washington University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 9
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Areas of Concentration for Economics

Economics students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Other Economics 8
General Economics 6

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Social Sciences 107
Anthropology 46
Sociology 46
Geography & Cartography 28
Political Science & Government 22

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