Best Economics Colleges in the U.S.

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in the U.S. that offer Economics degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 984 Economics schools located within the U.S. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Economics Colleges in the U.S. for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 8 Economics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 207 students graduated in the study area of Economics with students earning 177 Bachelor's degrees, 17 Doctoral degrees, and 13 Master's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
2 Bentley University Waltham, MA

Bentley University offers 7 Economics Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 180 students graduated in the study area of Economics with students earning 103 Master's degrees, 55 Bachelor's degrees, and 22 Certificates degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
3 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 13 Economics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 402 students graduated in the study area of Economics with students earning 316 Bachelor's degrees, 35 Certificates degrees, 27 Master's degrees, and 24 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
4 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 12 Economics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 539 students graduated in the study area of Economics with students earning 393 Bachelor's degrees, 71 Master's degrees, 48 Certificates degrees, and 27 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
5 Georgetown University Washington, DC

Georgetown University offers 10 Economics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 389 students graduated in the study area of Economics with students earning 270 Bachelor's degrees, 107 Master's degrees, and 12 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
6 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University offers 6 Economics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 307 students graduated in the study area of Economics with students earning 258 Bachelor's degrees, 43 Master's degrees, and 6 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
7 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Harvard University offers 5 Economics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 234 students graduated in the study area of Economics with students earning 183 Bachelor's degrees, 26 Doctoral degrees, and 25 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
8 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis offers 6 Economics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 154 students graduated in the study area of Economics with students earning 135 Bachelor's degrees, 10 Master's degrees, and 9 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
9 Cornell University Ithaca, NY

Cornell University offers 5 Economics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 265 students graduated in the study area of Economics with students earning 224 Bachelor's degrees, 29 Master's degrees, and 12 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 100 Reviews
10 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 8 Economics Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 388 students graduated in the study area of Economics with students earning 223 Bachelor's degrees, 161 Master's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Bentley University Bentley University Waltham, MA
5/5
17 : 1 5,552
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
Georgetown University Georgetown University Washington, DC
5/5
13 : 1 18,459
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
Cornell University Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5/5
12 : 1 21,904
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
5/5
8 : 1 11,331
Duke University Duke University Durham, NC
5/5
5 : 1 15,984
Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
5/5
6 : 1 22,686
Boston College Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
5/5
15 : 1 14,354
Brown University Brown University Providence, RI
5/5
12 : 1 9,458
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
5/5
11 : 1 12,292
Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
11 : 1 12,963
Tulane University of Louisiana Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA
5/5
12 : 1 12,485
University of Virginia-Main Campus University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
4/5
11 : 1 23,883
Brandeis University Brandeis University Waltham, MA
5/5
14 : 1 5,752
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
Northeastern University Northeastern University Boston, MA
5/5
15 : 1 19,940

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