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2022 Best Econometrics & Quantitative Economics Master's Degree Schools

112 Colleges in the United States
2,779 Master's Degrees
If you pursue a master's degree in econometrics and quantitative economics, you won't be alone. The field of study is the #73 most popular program in the country. So, there are lots of possibilities to explore when you're trying to determine where you want to get your degree.

In 2022, College Factual analyzed 112 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Econometrics & Quantitative Economics Master's Degree Schools ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 2,779 master's degrees in econometrics and quantitative economics to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Econometrics & Quantitative Economics School for Your Master's Degree

Best Econometrics & Quantitative Economics Master's Degree Schools Your choice of econometrics and quantitative economics for getting your master's degree school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Overall Quality Is a Must

A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Over 80% of the schools in this list are in the top 3% of our overall quality ranking while the lowest ranked school on the list is still in the top 4%.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 36 to 5 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to econometrics and quantitative economics students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of econometrics and quantitative economics students who choose to seek a master's degree at the school.
  • Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized econometrics and quantitative economics related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for econometrics and quantitative economics students working on their master's degree.

More Ways to Rank Econometrics & Quantitative Economics Schools

The econometrics and quantitative economics school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Econometrics & Quantitative Economics Master's Degree Schools.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Econometrics & Quantitative Economics in the United States

Learn about the top ranked colleges and universities for econometrics and quantitative economics students seeking a a master's degree. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

16 Top Schools for a Master's in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

#1

Duke University

Durham, NC
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NC
91 Annual Graduates

It is hard to beat Duke University if you want to pursue a master's degree in econometrics and quantitative economics. Located in the large city of Durham, Duke is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #7 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means Duke is a great university overall.

There were approximately 91 econometrics and quantitative economics students who graduated with this degree at Duke in the most recent year we have data available.

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#2

Yale University

New Haven, CT
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In CT
72 Annual Graduates

Yale University is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a master's degree in econometrics and quantitative economics. Located in the medium-sized city of New Haven, Yale is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #8 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means Yale is a great university overall.

There were roughly 72 econometrics and quantitative economics students who graduated with this degree at Yale in the most recent data year.

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#3

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MD
48 Annual Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in econometrics and quantitative economics needs to check out Johns Hopkins University. Johns Hopkins is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Baltimore. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #17 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means Johns Hopkins is a great university overall.

There were about 48 econometrics and quantitative economics students who graduated with this degree at Johns Hopkins in the most recent data year.

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#4

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In MA
94 Annual Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in econometrics and quantitative economics needs to check out Harvard University. Harvard is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the midsize city of Cambridge. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #12 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means Harvard is a great university overall.

With 94 students who graduated from this program in the most recent data year, Harvard University is one of the most popular universities to study econometrics and quantitative economics in the United States.

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#5

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In IL
59 Annual Graduates

Located in the large city of Chicago, UChicago is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #6 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means UChicago is a great university overall.

There were about 59 econometrics and quantitative economics individuals who graduated with this degree at UChicago in the most recent year we have data available.

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#6

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NJ
28 Annual Graduates

Princeton is a medium-sized private not-for-profit university located in the small city of Princeton. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #10 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means Princeton is a great university overall.

There were roughly 28 econometrics and quantitative economics students who graduated with this degree at Princeton in the most recent data year.

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#7

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In PA
18 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Philadelphia, UPenn is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #11 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means UPenn is a great university overall.

There were approximately 18 econometrics and quantitative economics students who graduated with this degree at UPenn in the most recent year we have data available.

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#8

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In CA
11 Annual Graduates

Stanford is a large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Stanford. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #2 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means Stanford is a great university overall.

With 11 students who graduated from this program in the most recent year we have data available, Stanford University is one of the most popular universities to study econometrics and quantitative economics in the United States.

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#9

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In IN
26 Annual Graduates

Located in the large suburb of Notre Dame, Notre Dame is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #13 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means Notre Dame is a great university overall.

With 26 students who completed this degree in the most recent data year, University of Notre Dame is one of the most popular universities to study econometrics and quantitative economics in the United States.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NY
128 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of New York, Columbia is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 2nd out of 96 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of New York.

There were about 128 econometrics and quantitative economics individuals who graduated with this degree at Columbia in the most recent data year.

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#11

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In IL
34 Annual Graduates

Northwestern is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Evanston. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #9 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means Northwestern is a great university overall.

There were about 34 econometrics and quantitative economics individuals who graduated with this degree at Northwestern in the most recent data year.

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#12

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In TN
26 Annual Graduates

Vanderbilt is a large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Nashville. This university ranks 1st out of 29 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of Tennessee.

There were about 26 econometrics and quantitative economics students who graduated with this degree at Vanderbilt in the most recent year we have data available.

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#13

Rice University

Houston, TX
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In TX
10 Annual Graduates

Rice is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Houston. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #18 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means Rice is a great university overall.

Rice University is a fairly popular university to study econometrics and quantitative economics in the United States with approximately 10 graduates in the most recent data year.

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#14

Tufts University

Medford, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In MA
25 Annual Graduates

Tufts is a large private not-for-profit university located in the suburb of Medford. This university ranks 4th out of 49 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Massachusetts.

With 25 individuals who graduated from this program in the most recent year we have data available, Tufts University is one of the most popular universities to study econometrics and quantitative economics in the United States.

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#15

Brown University

Providence, RI
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In RI
13 Annual Graduates

Located in the medium-sized city of Providence, Brown is a private not-for-profit university with a medium-sized student population. This university ranks 1st out of 9 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Rhode Island.

There were roughly 13 econometrics and quantitative economics individuals who graduated with this degree at Brown in the most recent data year.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In MO
12 Annual Graduates

Located in the large suburb of Saint Louis, WUSTL is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 1st out of 34 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Missouri.

There were approximately 12 econometrics and quantitative economics students who graduated with this degree at WUSTL in the most recent year we have data available.

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Additional Noteworthy Schools

Here are some additional great schools for Econometrics & Quantitative Economics students that almost earned our Best Econometrics & Quantitative Economics Master's Degree Schools award.

Rank College Location
17 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
18 Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA
19 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
20 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
21 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus Atlanta, GA
22 University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
23 New York University New York, NY
24 University of California - Berkeley Berkeley, CA
25 University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison, WI

Econometrics & Quantitative Economics by Region

View the Best Econometrics & Quantitative Economics Master's Degree Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

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Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is one of 5 different types of Economics programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Economics 1,132
Development Economics & International Development 239
Applied Economics 236
Other Economics 68
International Economics 39

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to pixabay. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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