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Economics at The New School

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

New School University is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 9,047. Of the 1,469 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from The New School in 2021, 7 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.

New School University Economics Degrees Available

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

New School University Economics Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the economics progam at New School University 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 New School University 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 Master’s Degree Schools 48
Most Popular Economics Master’s Degree Schools 86
Best Value Economics Doctor’s Degree Schools 122
Most Popular Economics Schools 304
Most Focused Economics Schools 402
Most Popular Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 506
Best Value Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 535

In 2021, 14 students received their master’s degree in economics from New School University. This makes it the #87 most popular school for economics master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 8 students who received their doctoral degrees in economics, making the school the #54 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Economics Student Demographics at New School University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the economics majors at The New School.

New School University Economics Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 7 economics majors earned their bachelor's degree from New School University. Of these graduates, 29% were men and 71% were women. The typical economics bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% women. So female students are more repesented at New School University since its program graduates 35% more women than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 2
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

New School University Economics Master’s Program

43% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 57% of economics master's degrees went to men and 43% went to women.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 5
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

New School University also has a doctoral program available in economics. In 2021, 8 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 The New School.

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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