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Economics at Dartmouth College

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

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. We've also included details on how Dartmouth ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in economics.

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Economics Degrees Available at Dartmouth

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics

Dartmouth Economics Rankings

Dartmouth is in the top 10% of the country for economics. More specifically it was ranked #26 out of 418 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #1 in New Hampshire.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Colleges for Economics 7
Highest Paid Economics Graduates 25
Best Colleges for Economics 26
Most Popular Colleges for Economics 48
Best Economics Colleges for Veterans 85

Popularity of Economics at Dartmouth

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Dartmouth College handed out 197 bachelor's degrees in economics. Due to this, the school was ranked #48 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 4% over the previous year when 206 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Economics Graduates from Dartmouth Make?

Salary of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of economics students who receive their bachelor's degree at Dartmouth is $84,200. 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 Dartmouth Have?

Student Debt of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Dartmouth, economics students borrow a median amount of $16,830 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 Dartmouth is $175 per month.

Dartmouth Economics Students

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

Dartmouth Economics Bachelor’s Program

Of the 197 economics students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from Dartmouth, about 66% were men and 34% were women.

Dartmouth Gender Breakdown of Economics Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Economics Majors at Dartmouth College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 48
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 85
Non-Resident Aliens 24
Other Races 16

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
Econometrics & Quantitative Economics 197

Related Major Annual Graduates
Political Science & Government 152
Geography & Cartography 40
Anthropology 33
Sociology 30

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