Economics at University at Albany
UAlbany is located in Albany, New York and approximately 17,688 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,669 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University at Albany in 2021, 282 of them were economics majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Economics section at the bottom of this page.
UAlbany Economics Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
- Master’s Degree in Economics
- Doctorate Degree in Economics
UAlbany Economics Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the economics progam at UAlbany 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 UAlbany 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 Graduate Certificate Schools||13|
|Best Economics Graduate Certificate Schools||24|
|Best Value Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools||302|
In 2021, 24 students received their master’s degree in economics from UAlbany. This makes it the #52 most popular school for economics master’s degree candidates in the country.
There were 3 students who received their doctoral degrees in economics, making the school the #97 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.
Earnings of UAlbany Economics Graduates
The median salary of economics students who receive their bachelor's degree at UAlbany is $37,378. This is less than $45,868, which is the national average of all economics majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Economics Student Demographics at UAlbany
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the economics majors at University at Albany.
UAlbany Economics Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 5% 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 University at Albany with a bachelor's in economics.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||42|
|Hispanic or Latino||27|
UAlbany Economics Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University at Albany with a master's in economics.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
UAlbany also has a doctoral program available in economics. In 2021, 3 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
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- Urban Studies
- Geography & Cartography
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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 University at Albany.
|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
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