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
#26 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

3.5
#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
#30 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

3.3
#30 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

3.3
#32 Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

3.2
#32 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

3.2
#32 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Urbana, IL

3.2
#32 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

3.2
#36 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

3.1
#36 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

3.1
#36 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

3.1
#36 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

3.1
#40 University of Iowa (Tippie)

Iowa City, IA

3.0
#40 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

3.0
#42 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

2.9
#42 Purdue University—​West Lafayette (Krannert)

West Lafayette, IN

2.9
#42 Texas A&M University—​College Station

College Station, TX

2.9
#42 University of California—​Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

2.9
#46 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

2.8
#46 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

2.8
#48 North Carolina State University—​Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

2.7
#48 Rice University

Houston, TX

2.7
#48 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ

2.7

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