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Economics Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 1,183 students earned their Economics degrees in WI.

In this state, Economics is the 19th most popular major out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 998
Master’s Degree 151
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 33
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 33
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 33
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 61.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 27.5%
  • Other Races: 2.9%
Economics Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Wisconsin

25,580 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Economics Jobs in Wisconsin

Economics grads earn an average of $80,070 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Wisconsin that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

734 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $18,219. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at UW - Madison. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
16,410 Total Students

The 3.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.81 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $36,500 after graduation.

#3

Marquette University

Milwaukee
57 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,605 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,693. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.86 years to graduate. 65% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,661.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,597 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,478. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 85%.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
1,463 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $24,801. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.00%. The full-time teacher rate is 83%.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,135 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.54 years to graduate.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,604 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 76% of the teachers are full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,228 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,900 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
13,059 Total Students

76% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,166.

Economics Careers in WI

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 25% $53,810
Economists 13% $69,060
Managers 13% $75,630
Economics Professors 4% $95,620
Survey Researchers 0% $45,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Political Science & Government 764
Sociology 490
Criminology 356
Geography & Cartography 285
Anthropology 147
International Relations & Security 93
General Social Sciences 65
Other Social Sciences 46

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