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November 2, 2018

Penn State University Park Ranks in Top 50 Nationwide for Best Economics Programs for Vets; Top 5 in Pennsylvania

University Park, Pennsylvania – The higher-ed insights firm, College Factual, has recently released its 2019 rankings for Best Economics Programs for Veterans. Pennsylvania State University – University Park performed very well in these rankings.

National Rankings Review

Penn State University Park’s Economics program is ranked #39 out of 418 for veteran friendliness of all colleges and universities reviewed by College Factual. This puts Penn State University Park in the top 10% of all schools in the nation when it comes to offering a quality education to veterans studying Economics.

Penn State University Park improved its ranking position 10 slots over the previous year’s ranking of #49.

See the full ranking of Economics programs for veterans.

State Rankings Review

Pennsylvania State University – University Park’s Economics program is ranked #2 out of 29 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania reviewed by College Factual for veteran friendliness. This puts Penn State University Park in the top 5% of all schools in the state when it comes to offering a quality education to veterans studying Economics.

Penn State University Park has achieved this ranking 2 years in a row.

See the full ranking of Best for Vets Economics Programs in Pennsylvania.

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Excellent Outcomes at Pennsylvania State University – University Park for Students Earning Economics Degrees

Based upon PayScale survey data*, a student who graduates from Penn State University Park with a degree in Economics realizes average early-career earnings of $47,000 and average mid-career earnings of $99,000.

This is above the national average for all Economics graduates who make $46,000 in their early career. It is also higher than the average graduate’s mid-career salary of $88,000.

Learn more about majoring in Economics at Penn State University Park.

About These Rankings

These rankings were developed to highlight schools that offer quality outcomes in a specific major while also offering support and resources to help veterans and active-duty military students thrive.

Read more about College Factual’s rankings for veterans.

About Pennsylvania State University – University Park

Pennsylvania State University – University Park is located in a city setting, serving approximately 40,800 undergraduate students. Roughly 1,050 of these students are GI Bill® recipients.

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About College Factual

College Factual, located in Troy, New York, is the leading source of data analytics and insights on college outcomes. College Factual provides in-depth coverage for over 2,500 colleges and universities and over 350 college majors. These insights are available to students from over 50 countries interested in pursuing accredited college degree programs in the United States.

Learn more about the methodologies employed by College Factual.

*Salary data is estimated by College Factual using 2013 data provided by PayScale.