Economics at Wheaton College Illinois

Economics at Wheaton College Illinois

Economics is one of the majors in the social sciences program at Wheaton College Illinois.

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, and more. In addition, we cover how Wheaton College Illinois ranks in comparison to other schools with economics programs.

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Economics Degrees Available at Wheaton College Illinois

Wheaton College Illinois Economics Rankings

Wheaton College Illinois was ranked #85 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for economics majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #4 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 82
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 99
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 214
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Economics 271

Popularity of Economics at Wheaton College Illinois

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Wheaton College Illinois handed out 40 bachelor's degrees in economics. Due to this, the school was ranked #247 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 5% over the previous year when 42 degrees were handed out.

How Much Student Debt Do Economics Graduates from Wheaton College Illinois Have?

Student Debt of Economics Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Wheaton College Illinois, economics students borrow a median amount of $21,375 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 $21,666.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the economics program at Wheaton College Illinois is $222 per month.

Economics Student Diversity at Wheaton College Illinois

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the economics majors at Wheaton College Illinois.

Wheaton College Illinois Economics Bachelor’s Program

Of the 40 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in economics from Wheaton College Illinois in 2020, 75% were men and 25% were women.


The majority of the students with this major are white. About 80% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

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

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 32
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Majors Similar to Economics

Related Major Annual Graduates
International Relations & National Security 34
Political Science & Government 17
Anthropology 13
Sociology 9
Urban Studies 6

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