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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Stanford University is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Stanford University Stanford, California, United States of America - Stanford, California

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Ohio State University is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio, United States of America - Columbus, Ohio

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University of Chicago is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois, United States of America - Chicago, Illinois

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Northwestern University is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois, United States of America - Evanston, Illinois

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University of California, Berk... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California, United States of America - Berkeley, California

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

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University of Virginia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America - Charlottesville, Virginia

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University of Pennsylvania is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Philadelphia, Pennsylavnia

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Columbia University is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Columbia University Upper Manhattan, New York City, New York - New York, New York

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Yale University is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Yale University New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America - New Haven, Connecticut

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

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Johns Hopkins University is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America - Baltimore, Maryland

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Rice University is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Rice University Houston, Texas, United States of America - Houston, Texas

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Princeton University is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America - Princeton, New Jersey

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Washington University in St. L... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America - St. Louis, Missouri

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University of Arizona is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona, United States of America - Tuscon, Arizona

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University of Wisconsin-Madiso... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America - Madison, Wisconsin

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University of Maryland, Colleg... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Maryland, College Park College Park, Maryland, United States of America - College Park, Maryland

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Cornell University is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Cornell University Ithaca, New York, United States of America - Ithaca, New York

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

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Tufts University is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Tufts University Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America - Medford, Massachusetts

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New York University is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
New York University New York City, New York, United States of America - New York, New York

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Boston University is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Boston University Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts

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Tepper School of Business is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Tepper School of Business Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Krannert School of Management is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Krannert School of Management West Lafayette, Wabash Township, Indiana - Purdue University -- West LafayetteWest Lafayette, Indiana

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Brown University is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Brown University Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America - Providence, Rhode Island

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Miami University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Miami University Oxford, Ohio, United States of America - Oxford, Ohio

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Pennsylvania State University is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America - University Park, Pennsylvania

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University of Dayton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Dayton Dayton, Ohio, United States of America - Dayton, Ohio

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University of Minnesota--Twin ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Minnesota--Twin Cities Minneapolis, Minnesota

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University of Rochester is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Rochester Rochester, New York, United States of America - Rochester, New York

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University of Texas at Austin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas, United States of America - Austin, Texas

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University of Scranton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University of Scranton Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Scranton, Pennsylvania

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Marywood University is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Marywood University Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Scranton, Pennsylvania

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University of Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
acdonn added University of Mississippi Oxford, Mississippi, United States of America

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Michigan State University is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America - East Lansing, Michigan