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
#1 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

5.0
#1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

5.0
#1 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

5.0
#1 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

5.0
#5 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.9
#5 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

4.9
#7 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

4.8
#7 Yale University

New Haven, CT

4.8
#9 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

4.5
#10 Columbia University

New York, NY

4.4
#11 New York University

New York, NY

4.3
#11 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

4.3
#13 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.2
#13 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

4.2
#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
#18 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

3.9
#19 Brown University

Providence, RI

3.8
#19 Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)

Pittsburgh, PA

3.8
#19 Duke University

Durham, NC

3.8
#22 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

3.7
#22 University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

3.7
#24 Boston University

Boston, MA

3.6
#24 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

3.6

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