Schools The Best Colleges for Economics  

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List of the best colleges for economics. Future economics majors -- or current economics majors looking to transfer to a more fitting school -- can use these rankings as a resource in the decision-making process. Economics schools of this caliber are rare and few and far between. However, these options should keep potential applicants busy in their research. Make sure to check out the list of enrollment requirements and get those letters of recommendation ready.

What are the best schools for economics majors? These universities are at the top of their field, and a degree from one of their economics programs will lead you to the top of your field as well. The best economics colleges are ranked here in order of excellence -- with academics, professors, and campus life all in mind. Any student of the economy would find a fitting home at one of these dormitories, as those student loans should eventually be paid off thanks to your job on Wall Street.
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22 21
University of Chicago is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America - Chicago, Illinois

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21 22
Stanford University is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Stanford, California, United States of America - Stanford, California

3
12 12
University of California, Berk... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Berkeley, California, United States of America - Berkeley, California

4
18 19
Columbia University is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Upper Manhattan, New York City, New York - New York, New York

5
15 16
University of Pennsylvania is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Philadelphia, Pennsylavnia

6
18 20
Harvard University is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America - Cambridge, Massachusetts

7
14 16
Yale University is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America - New Haven, Connecticut

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11 13
Princeton University is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America - Princeton, New Jersey

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20 24
Ohio State University is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Columbus, Ohio, United States of America - Columbus, Ohio

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8 10
University of Virginia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America - Charlottesville, Virginia

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13 16
Georgetown University is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Washington, D.C., United States of America - Washington, DC

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11 14
Northwestern University is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Evanston, Illinois, United States of America - Evanston, Illinois

13
5 7
Johns Hopkins University is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America - Baltimore, Maryland

14
5 7
Rice University is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Houston, Texas, United States of America - Houston, Texas

15
10 13
Cornell University is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Ithaca, New York, United States of America - Ithaca, New York

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9 12
New York University is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
New York City, New York, United States of America - New York, New York

17
7 10
Washington University in St. L... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America - St. Louis, Missouri

18
5 8
University of Wisconsin-Madiso... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America - Madison, Wisconsin

19
5 8
University of Maryland, Colleg... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
College Park, Maryland, United States of America - College Park, Maryland

20
9 13
University of Michigan--Ann Ar... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Ann Arbor, Michigan

21
7 11
Krannert School of Management is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
West Lafayette, Wabash Township, Indiana -

Purdue University -- West Lafayette

West Lafayette, Indiana

22
7 11
Tepper School of Business is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America -

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

23
6 10
University of Arizona is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Tucson, Arizona, United States of America - Tuscon, Arizona

24
6 10
Brown University is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America - Providence, Rhode Island

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7 12
Boston University is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts