10 Best Colleges for a Major in Economics – Ranking of Bachelor Degree Programs | USA TODAY College

If you are interested in learning how goods and services are produced, distributed and consumed, economics is the major for you. Classes in economics will teach you how individuals, businesses and governments use their money and other resources, and also about other factors that affect the market.

Courses in areas such as statistics, accounting, calculus, business economics, developmental economics, economic theory, microeconomics, macroeconomics, and money and banking introduce students to economic theories and the impact those theories have on the value of money.

The list below gives the top 10 schools for getting an economics degree in the United States based on College Factual’s ranking methodology for rating overall academic quality. You can learn more about the ranking methodology in this article. Salary data is provided by PayScale.


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