Economics at University of Pennsylvania
UPenn is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 26,552. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 222 students received a bachelor's degree in economics from UPenn.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Economics section at the bottom of this page.
UPenn Economics Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
- Master’s Degree in Economics
- Doctorate Degree in Economics
UPenn Economics Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the economics progam at UPenn compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The economics major at UPenn 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 Doctor’s Degree Schools||6|
|Best Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools||19|
Earnings of UPenn Economics Graduates
The median salary of economics students who receive their bachelor's degree at UPenn is $72,198. This is 57% higher than $45,868, which is the national average for all economics bachelor's degree recipients.
Economics Student Demographics at UPenn
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the economics majors at University of Pennsylvania.
UPenn Economics Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% 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 of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in economics.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||10|
|Hispanic or Latino||14|
UPenn Economics Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a master's in economics.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
UPenn also has a doctoral program available in economics. In 2021, 27 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- General Social Sciences
- Other Social Sciences
- Demography & Population Studies
- Geography & Cartography
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 University of Pennsylvania.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||26,750||$68,630|
*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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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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