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Most Popular Schools for Applied Economics Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the application of economic principles and analytical techniques to the study of particular industries, activities, or the exploitation of particular resources. Includes instruction in economic theory; microeconomic analysis and modeling of specific industries, commodities; the economic consequences of resource allocation decisions; regulatory and consumer factors; and the technical aspects of specific subjects as they relate to economic analysis.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 SUNY at Binghamton 78 2% $22,832
2 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 77 1% $25,281
3 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 41 0% $26,240
4 Colorado School of Mines 40 3% $30,603
5 Georgetown University 28 1% $62,179
6 Marquette University 24 1% $48,669
7 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 24 0% $26,165
8 Western Michigan University 17 0% $22,250
9 University of San Francisco 17 1% $58,384
10 University of Houston 14 0% $22,463
11 Southern Methodist University 13 0% $61,355
12 University of Northern Iowa 13 0% $19,880
13 St Catherine University 12 1% $47,012
14 Oregon State University 9 0% $23,559
15 Western Kentucky University 9 0% $18,822
16 East Carolina University 8 0% $20,831
17 Saint Cloud State University 8 0% $19,002
18 Washington State University 7 0% $27,697
19 University of Arizona 7 0% $25,179
20 University of North Dakota 6 0% $21,162
21 Buffalo State SUNY 6 0% $21,493
22 University of Rhode Island 6 0% $26,882
23 Georgia Southern University 6 0% $22,269
24 Eastern Michigan University 5 0% $20,756
25 Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 5 0% $23,506
26 University at Buffalo 5 0% $23,316
27 Montana State University 4 0% $19,452
28 New Mexico State University-Main Campus 4 0% $18,255
29 Utah State University 4 0% $17,720
30 University of Akron Main Campus 4 0% $23,956
31 Ithaca College 3 0% $55,587
32 University of Pennsylvania 3 0% $61,800
33 Farmingdale State College 3 0% $22,185
34 The College of Saint Scholastica 2 0% $43,008
35 Bryant University 1 0% $53,598
36 University of California-Santa Cruz 1 0% $33,153

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Applied Economics program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.