Best Colleges for Economics

While some who major in this highly-rigorous discipline will go on to obtain graduate degrees and earn the title of “economist,” most economics majors will parlay their skills into employment opportunities in government, finance, and the business world. Job-seekers and future academicians alike will be in better position to thrive if they attend one of the schools from the list below. Graduates from these institutions emerge from their four years of study with a deep understanding of market forces, regulations, trade, finance, and the principles of economic theory.

Click the links below for more information about each college's economics program. Click here to read our methodology.