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Economics at Gettysburg College

Every economics school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the economics program at Gettysburg College stacks up to those at other schools.

Gettysburg is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 2,507. In 2021, 66 economics majors received their bachelor's degree from Gettysburg.

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

Gettysburg Economics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics

Gettysburg Economics Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The economics major at Gettysburg 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
Most Focused Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 38
Most Focused Economics Schools 40
Best Economics Schools 59
Most Popular Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 149
Most Popular Economics Schools 175
Best Value Economics Schools 387

How Much Do Economics Graduates from Gettysburg Make?

The median salary of economics students who receive their bachelor's degree at Gettysburg is $52,365. This is 14% higher than $45,868, which is the national average for all economics bachelor's degree recipients.


Economics Student Demographics at Gettysburg

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

Gettysburg Economics Bachelor’s Program

26% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 66 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in economics from Gettysburg in 2021, 74% were men and 26% were women.


About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in economics at Gettysburg are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 47
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Gettysburg also has a doctoral program available in economics. In 2021, 0 student 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 PA, the home state for Gettysburg College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 26,750 $68,630
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Economics Professors 710 $131,060
Economists 610 $87,630
Survey Researchers 510 $60,810


*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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