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Economics at CUNY Hunter College

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Economics at CUNY Hunter College

Economics is one of the majors in the social sciences program at CUNY Hunter College.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. We've also included details on how Hunter ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in economics.

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Economics Degrees Available at Hunter

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
  • Master’s Degree in Economics

Hunter Economics Rankings

The bachelor's program at Hunter was ranked #247 on College Factual's Best Schools for economics list. It is also ranked #27 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Economics Colleges for Veterans 128

Popularity of Economics at Hunter

During the 2017-2018 academic year, CUNY Hunter College handed out 140 bachelor's degrees in economics. Due to this, the school was ranked #79 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 5% over the previous year when 133 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 18 students received their master’s degree in economics from Hunter. This makes it the #61 most popular school for economics master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Economics Graduates from Hunter Make?

Salary of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Economics majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Hunter go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $35,700 a year. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $44,300 for all economics students.

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How Much Student Debt Do Economics Graduates from Hunter Have?

Student Debt of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Hunter, economics students borrow a median amount of $11,640 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.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the economics program at Hunter is $121 per month.

Economics Student Diversity at Hunter

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the economics majors at CUNY Hunter College.

Hunter Economics Bachelor’s Program

The economics program at Hunter awarded 140 bachelor's degrees in 2017-2018. About 54% of these degrees went to men with the other 46% going to women.

Hunter Gender Breakdown of Economics Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Economics Majors at CUNY Hunter College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 48
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 26
White 45
Non-Resident Aliens 9
Other Races 1

Hunter Economics Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 72% of economics master's degrees went to men and 28% went to women.

Hunter Gender Breakdown of Economics Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from CUNY Hunter College with a master's in economics.

Ethnic Diversity of Economics Majors at CUNY Hunter College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 4
Non-Resident Aliens 6
Other Races 0

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
General Economics 158

Majors Similar to Economics

Related Major Annual Graduates
Sociology 253
Political Science & Government 132
Urban Studies 76
Anthropology 63
Geography & Cartography 45

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