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Economics Schools in Florida

1,390 Economics students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Economics is the 48th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,289
Master’s Degree 79
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 22

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 24.1%
  • White: 48.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.7%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Economics Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 59,160 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Economics Jobs in Florida

Economics grads earn an average of $99,240 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Florida that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

365 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
41,005 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,744. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

University of Florida

Gainesville
263 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,218 Total Students

The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending UF will pay a net price of $8,057. Graduates earn an average $42,600 after graduation.

170 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
43,846 Total Students

91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,838.

#4

University of Miami

Coral Gables
135 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,331 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,841. 72% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at U Miami.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
57,942 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
29,772 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. 81% of students get financical aid.

#7

Rollins College

Winter Park
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,127 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,400 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 92% of students get financical aid.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
68,475 Total Students

A typical student attending UCF will pay a net price of $12,733. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. 99% of the teachers are full time.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
16,776 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.64 years to complete their degree at UNF. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,031 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 75% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 3.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Economics Careers in FL

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 36% $55,960
Survey Researchers 18% $0
Managers 17% $90,740
Economics Professors 17% $100,530
Economists 13% $90,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Political Science & Government 2,398
Sociology 1,141
International Relations & Security 949
Criminology 816
General Social Sciences 614
Anthropology 565
Geography & Cartography 252
Other Social Sciences 11

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