Economics at Syracuse University

Economics at Syracuse University

The Economics major is part of the social sciences program at Syracuse University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. We've also included details on how Syracuse ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in economics.

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Economics Degrees Available at Syracuse

Syracuse Economics Rankings

The bachelor's program at Syracuse was ranked #101 on College Factual's Best Schools for economics list. It is also ranked #14 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 37
Best Economics Doctor’s Degree Schools 63
Best Economics Master’s Degree Schools 64
Best Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 96
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 100
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 104
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 108
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 140
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Economics 167
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Economics 178
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Economics 193
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 529

Popularity of Economics at Syracuse

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Syracuse University handed out 274 bachelor's degrees in economics. Due to this, the school was ranked #47 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 20% over the previous year when 229 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 6 students received their master’s degree in economics from Syracuse. This makes it the #155 most popular school for economics master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 5 students received their doctoral degrees in economics in 2020, making the school the #83 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Economics Graduates from Syracuse Make?

Salary of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Economics majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Syracuse go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $45,900 a year. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $44,300 for all economics bachelor's degree recipients.

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How Much Student Debt Do Economics Graduates from Syracuse Have?

Student Debt of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Syracuse, economics students borrow a median amount of $26,250 in student loans. This is higher than the the typical median of $21,666 for all economics majors across the country.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the economics program at Syracuse is $272 per month.

Syracuse Economics Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the economics majors at Syracuse University.

Syracuse Economics Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 69% of economics bachelor's degrees went to men and 31% went to women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor's in economics.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 20
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 25
White 105
Non-Resident Aliens 107
Other Races 8

Syracuse Economics Master’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 4 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics from Syracuse. About 50% were men and 50% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Syracuse University with a master's in economics.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 0

Related Major Annual Graduates
Political Science & Government 211
International Relations & National Security 164
Sociology 62
Anthropology 33
Geography & Cartography 26

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