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Economics at Fordham University

If you are interested in studying economics, you may want to check out the program at Fordham University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Fordham U is located in Bronx, New York and has a total student population of 16,364. In 2021, 131 economics majors received their bachelor's degree from Fordham U.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Economics section at the bottom of this page.

Fordham U Economics Degrees Available

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

Fordham U Economics Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the economics progam at Fordham U compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The economics major at Fordham U is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Economics. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 336
Best Value Economics Schools 481

In 2021, 24 students received their master’s degree in economics from Fordham U. This makes it the #52 most popular school for economics master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 5 students who received their doctoral degrees in economics, making the school the #76 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Economics Graduates from Fordham U Make?

The median salary of economics students who receive their bachelor's degree at Fordham U is $49,542. This is 8% higher than $45,868, which is the national average for all economics bachelor's degree recipients.


Economics Student Demographics at Fordham U

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

Fordham U Economics Bachelor’s Program

44% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 131 economics students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Fordham U, about 56% were men and 44% were women. The typical economics bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% women. So female students are more repesented at Fordham U since its program graduates 7% more women than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 9% more racial-ethnic minorities in its economics bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor's in economics.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 15
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 22
White 63
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Fordham U Economics Master’s Program

33% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 24 students who earned a master's degree in Economics from Fordham U in 2020-2021, 67% were men and 33% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Fordham University with a master's in economics.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 12
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Fordham U also has a doctoral program available in economics. In 2021, 5 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Economics Grads May Go Into

A degree in economics can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Fordham University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 63,520 $77,230
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Economics Professors 1,650 $129,370
Economists 750 $127,520
Survey Researchers 710 $74,130


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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