Economics at New York University
NYU is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 52,775. In 2021, 437 economics majors received their bachelor's degree from NYU.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Economics section at the bottom of this page.
NYU Economics Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
- Master’s Degree in Economics
- Doctorate Degree in Economics
NYU Economics Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks economics programs across the country. The following shows how NYU performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The economics major at NYU 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.
|Most Popular Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools||12|
In 2021, 87 students received their master’s degree in economics from NYU. This makes it the #11 most popular school for economics master’s degree candidates in the country.
There were 24 students who received their doctoral degrees in economics, making the school the #10 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.
Earnings of NYU Economics Graduates
The median salary of economics students who receive their bachelor's degree at NYU is $60,699. This is 32% higher than $45,868, which is the national average for all economics bachelor's degree recipients.
Economics Student Demographics at NYU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the economics majors at New York University.
NYU Economics Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 4% 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 New York University with a bachelor's in economics.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||15|
|Hispanic or Latino||33|
NYU Economics Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a master's in economics.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
NYU also has a doctoral program available in economics. In 2021, 24 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 New York University.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||63,520||$77,230|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Cincin12 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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