Economics

Ranked in 2013 | Economics Rankings Methodology

With a graduate degree in economics, students may find jobs as analysts and economists in the government, multinational corporations, higher education and business organizations. These are the top graduate schools for economics programs.

Rank School name Score
#30 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

3.3
#27 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

3.4
#27 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

3.4
#27 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

3.4
#26 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

3.5
#24 Boston University

Boston, MA

3.6
#24 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

3.6
#22 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

3.7
#22 University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

3.7
#19 Brown University

Providence, RI

3.8
#19 Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)

Pittsburgh, PA

3.8
#19 Duke University

Durham, NC

3.8
#18 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

3.9
#15 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

4.1
#15 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

4.1
#15 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

4.1
#13 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.2
#13 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

4.2
#11 New York University

New York, NY

4.3
#11 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

4.3
#10 Columbia University

New York, NY

4.4
#9 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

4.5
#7 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

4.8
#7 Yale University

New Haven, CT

4.8
#5 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.9

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