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Economics Schools in Alabama

90 students earned Economics degrees in Alabama in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Economics is the 105th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Alabama

Economics majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 76
Master’s Degree 14

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a economics major is more popular with men than with women.

Economics Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of economics majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 7.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • White: 58.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 21.1%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Economics Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Alabama

There are 6,070 people in the state and 1,144,130 people in the nation working in economics jobs.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Economics Jobs in Alabama

Economics grads earn an average of $103,740 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Alabama that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,440 Total Students

75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $23,696.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
5,211 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 97% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
5,200 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. In their early career, University of West Alabama grads earn an average salary of $26,400.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,268 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $25,494. Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. 100% of students get financical aid.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
8,479 Total Students

68% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,962. The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at Jacksonville State University.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
16,981 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.66 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,313.

#7

Samford University

Birmingham
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,619 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
3,026 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 100% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
1,234 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 17%. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Economics Careers in AL

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Economists 33% $101,420
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 22% $53,530
Economics Professors 14% $101,090
Managers 6% $101,560

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to economics.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Political Science & Government 555
Sociology 247
Geography & Cartography 137
International Relations & Security 131
General Social Sciences 111
Anthropology 99
Other Social Sciences 18
Criminology 9

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