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Economics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus

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

IUP is located in Indiana, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 10,037. In 2021, 20 economics majors received their bachelor's degree from IUP.

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

IUP Economics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics

IUP Economics Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks economics programs across the country. The following shows how IUP performed in these rankings.

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 IUP 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 Popular Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 311
Most Focused Economics Schools 503

Earnings of IUP Economics Graduates

The median salary of economics students who receive their bachelor's degree at IUP is $37,263. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $45,868 for all economics students.


Economics Student Demographics at IUP

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the economics majors at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus.

IUP Economics Bachelor’s Program

30% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 20 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Economics from IUP in 2020-2021, 70% were men and 30% were women.


About 85% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in economics at IUP 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 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus with a bachelor's in economics.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

IUP 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 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus.

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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