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Economics at Emory University

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Economics at Emory University

The Economics major is part of the social sciences program at Emory University.

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 Emory ranks among other schools offering degrees in economics.

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Economics Degrees Available at Emory

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

Emory Economics Rankings

The bachelor's program at Emory was ranked #77 on College Factual's Best Schools for economics list. It is also ranked #1 in Georgia.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Economics Graduates 44
Best Colleges for Economics 77
Most Focused Colleges for Economics 98
Best Economics Colleges for Veterans 166

Popularity of Economics at Emory

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Emory University handed out 155 bachelor's degrees in economics. Due to this, the school was ranked #61 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 7% over the previous year when 167 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 7 students received their master’s degree in economics from Emory. This makes it the #142 most popular school for economics master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 5 students received their doctoral degrees in economics in 2018, making the school the #82 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Economics Graduates from Emory Make?

Salary of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Economics majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Emory go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $57,100 a year. This is higher than $44,300, which is the national median for all economics bachelor's degree recipients.

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How Much Student Debt Do Economics Graduates from Emory Have?

Student Debt of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Emory, 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.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the economics program at Emory is $202 per month.

Economics Student Diversity at Emory

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

Emory Economics Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 155 economics majors earned their bachelor's degree from Emory. Of these graduates, 63% were men and 37% were women.

Emory Gender Breakdown of Economics Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Economics Majors at Emory University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 32
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 33
Non-Resident Aliens 65
Other Races 4

Emory Economics Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 29% of economics master's degrees went to men and 71% went to women.

Emory Gender Breakdown of Economics Master's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Economics Majors at Emory University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 4
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 162
Development Economics & International Development 5

Related Major Annual Graduates
Political Science & Government 99
Anthropology 71
Sociology 58
International Relations & National Security 53
General Social Sciences 4

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