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Economics Schools in Oregon

774 students earned Economics degrees in Oregon in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Economics is the 16th most popular major in the state out of a total 268 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Oregon

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 723
Master’s Degree 30
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Associate’s Degree 5
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 46.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 31.5%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Economics Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Oregon

In this state, there are 15,570 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Economics Jobs in Oregon

A typical salary for a economics grad in the state is $87,420, compared to a typical salary of $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Oregon that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

422 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
22,644 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,355. In their early career, UO grads earn an average salary of $35,600. It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
30,986 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $37,700 after graduation.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
25,711 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%. Most students complete their degree in 4.72 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
2,363 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.80%. The full-time teacher rate is 73%. In their early career, Willamette grads earn an average salary of $33,500.

#5

Reed College

Portland
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,503 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,400 a year. 56% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
3,396 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Lewis and Clark College grads earn an average salary of $32,100.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,185 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,300 a year.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,376 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 2.50% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time.

#9

Pacific University

Forest Grove
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,938 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years. The student loan default rate is 2.20% which is lower than average. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
4,280 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $53,800 after graduation.

Economics Careers in OR

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 29% $62,950
Economics Professors 29% $103,370
Survey Researchers 22% $64,780
Economists 17% $88,330
Managers 15% $89,200

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

Major Annual Graduates in OR
General Social Sciences 696
Political Science & Government 541
Sociology 409
Geography & Cartography 279
Anthropology 233
International Relations & Security 93
Sociology & Anthropology 65
Other Social Sciences 20

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