Schools The Best Colleges for Economics  

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List Rules Top schools for econ majors

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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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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20 20
Stanford University is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Stanford, California, United States of America - Stanford, California

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20 20
Ohio State University is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Columbus, Ohio, United States of America - Columbus, Ohio

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11 11
Northwestern University is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Evanston, Illinois, United States of America - Evanston, Illinois

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11 11
University of California, Berk... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Berkeley, California, United States of America - Berkeley, California

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17 18
Harvard University is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America - Cambridge, Massachusetts

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8 8
University of Virginia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America - Charlottesville, Virginia

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14 15
University of Pennsylvania is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Philadelphia, Pennsylavnia

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16 18
Columbia University is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Upper Manhattan, New York City, New York - New York, New York

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

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13 15
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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5 6
Johns Hopkins University is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America - Baltimore, Maryland

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5 6
Rice University is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Houston, Texas, United States of America - Houston, Texas

14
10 12
Princeton University is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America - Princeton, New Jersey

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7 9
Washington University in St. L... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America - St. Louis, Missouri

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6 8
University of Arizona is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Tucson, Arizona, United States of America - Tuscon, Arizona

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5 7
University of Wisconsin-Madiso... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America - Madison, Wisconsin

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5 7
University of Maryland, Colleg... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
College Park, Maryland, United States of America - College Park, Maryland

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9 12
University of Michigan--Ann Ar... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Ann Arbor, Michigan

20
9 12
Cornell University is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Ithaca, New York, United States of America - Ithaca, New York

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8 11
New York University is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
New York City, New York, United States of America - New York, New York

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7 10
Boston University is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts

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7 10
Tepper School of Business is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America -

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

24
7 10
Krannert School of Management is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
West Lafayette, Wabash Township, Indiana -

Purdue University -- West Lafayette

West Lafayette, Indiana

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6 9
Brown University is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America - Providence, Rhode Island

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6 9
Miami University is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Oxford, Ohio, United States of America - Oxford, Ohio

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10 14
Pennsylvania State University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America - University Park, Pennsylvania

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3 6
University of Minnesota--Twin ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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3 6
University of Dayton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Dayton, Ohio, United States of America - Dayton, Ohio

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3 6
University of Rochester is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Rochester, New York, United States of America - Rochester, New York

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8 12
Tufts University is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America - Medford, Massachusetts

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8 13
University of Texas at Austin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Austin, Texas, United States of America - Austin, Texas

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2 6
Marywood University is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Scranton, Pennsylvania

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2 6
University of Scranton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Scranton, Pennsylvania

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2 6
University of Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
acdonn added Oxford, Mississippi, United States of America

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4 9
Michigan State University is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Colleges for Economics
East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America - East Lansing, Michigan