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Economics at College of William and Mary

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Economics at College of William and Mary

The Economics major is part of the social sciences program at College of William and Mary.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. Also, learn how William & Mary ranks among other schools offering degrees in economics.

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Economics Degrees Available at William & Mary

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics

William & Mary Economics Rankings

The bachelor's program at William & Mary was ranked #86 on College Factual's Best Schools for economics list. It is also ranked #5 in Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Economics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 59
Most Popular Colleges for Economics 72
Best Economics Colleges for Veterans 74
Highest Paid Economics Graduates 80
Best Colleges for Economics 86
Most Focused Colleges for Economics 88
Best Value Colleges for Economics 155

Popularity of Economics at William & Mary

During the 2018-2019 academic year, College of William and Mary handed out 157 bachelor's degrees in economics. Due to this, the school was ranked #72 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. Last year, the same number of degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Economics Graduates from William & Mary Make?

Salary of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Economics majors who earn their bachelor's degree from William & Mary go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $49,600 a year. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $44,300 for all economics bachelor's degree recipients.


How Much Student Debt Do Economics Graduates from William & Mary Have?

Student Debt of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at William & Mary, economics students borrow a median amount of $19,500 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 William & Mary is $202 per month.

Economics Student Diversity at William & Mary

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the economics majors at College of William and Mary.

William & Mary Economics Bachelor’s Program

Of the 157 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in economics from William & Mary in 2019, 55% were men and 45% were women.

William & Mary Gender Breakdown of Economics Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from College of William and Mary with a bachelor's in economics.

Ethnic Diversity of Economics Majors at College of William and Mary
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 19
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 77
Non-Resident Aliens 19
Other Races 21

Related Major Annual Graduates
Political Science & Government 185
International Relations & National Security 75
Sociology 38
Anthropology 33

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