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Economics at University of California - Davis

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Economics at University of California - Davis

The Economics major is part of the social sciences program at University of California - Davis.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how UC Davis ranks in comparison to other schools with economics programs.

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UC Davis Economics Rankings

UC Davis is in the top 10% of the country for economics. More specifically it was ranked #43 out of 499 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #9 in California.

Ranking Type Rank
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8
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $75-$110k) 16
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (With Aid) 17
23
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $75-$110k) 23
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (With Aid) 24
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $75-$110k) 25
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $48-$75k) 26
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 27
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Economics (With Aid) 28
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $30-$48k) 30
Best Economics Doctor’s Degree Schools 34
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $0-$30k) 34
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $48-$75k) 35
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income Over $110k) 36
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $48-$75k) 38
Best Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 43
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $30-$48k) 44
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $0-$30k) 47
Best Economics Master’s Degree Schools 48
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $30-$48k) 52
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income Over $110k) 55
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income $0-$30k) 58
60
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Economics 70
Highest Paid Doctor’s Degree Economics Graduates 74
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Economics (Income Over $110k) 77
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Highest Paid Master’s Degree Economics Graduates 98
121
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Economics Graduates 281
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 287

Popularity of Economics at UC Davis

During the 2020-2021 academic year, University of California - Davis handed out 615 bachelor's degrees in economics. Due to this, the school was ranked #6 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 1% over the previous year when 606 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 21 students received their master’s degree in economics from UC Davis. This makes it the #61 most popular school for economics master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 25 students received their doctoral degrees in economics in 2021, making the school the #8 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Economics Graduates from UC Davis Make?

Salary of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of economics students who receive their bachelor's degree at UC Davis is $44,249. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $45,868 for all economics students.

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How Much Student Debt Do Economics Graduates from UC Davis Have?

Student Debt of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at UC Davis, economics students borrow a median amount of $12,500 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all economics bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $22,987.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the economics program at UC Davis is $249 per month.

Economics Student Diversity at UC Davis

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

UC Davis Economics Bachelor’s Program

Of the 615 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Economics from UC Davis in 2020-2021, 62% were men and 38% were women.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 171
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 47
White 82
Non-Resident Aliens 288
Other Races 24

UC Davis Economics Master’s Program

In the 2020-2021 academic year, 21 students earned a master's degree in economics from UC Davis. About 48% of these graduates were women and the other 52% were men.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 5
Non-Resident Aliens 10
Other Races 3

Related Major Annual Graduates
Political Science & Government 328
Sociology 275
International Relations & National Security 151
Anthropology 89
Geography & Cartography 13

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