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Best Universities in United States of America for Economics Degree by Times Higher Education Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Economics, degree in United States of America ranked by Times Higher Education

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in United States of America by Times Higher Education. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Economics

Economics subject is sub-category of Social science involved in the studies of production, distribution, consumption, demand and supply of goods and services. Economic studies are useful in the area of public policies and finance. A degree in economics deals with studying trends, growth, economic impact of policies, labor market, industry trends etc. Economists work on gathering the information, organizing it and interpreting it using the mathematical and statistical formulas. Their work predicts the impact of economic decisions on investments, policy matter, industrial trends, even climate change and lot more. 

Various Major under Economics

There are two major sub-sect of economics, Micro Economics, which studies the behaviors, interaction and impact of individual agents like household, companies, buyers and sellers whereas the Macro Economics studies the trends, impacts at a larger scale and geography looking at issues like inflation, deflation,  unemployment, labor market impacts, economic growth, monetary and fiscal policy impacts etc. 

Further expertise can be obtained in the areas of Labor Economics, Industrial Economics, Urban Economics, Financial Economics, International Economics, Business Economics and much more. 

Career Opportunities for Economic Graduates

Multiple opportunities exist for Economic Graduates in public sector, public finance and private sector. Some of the careers you can choose after completion of economic degrees are 1) Business Analyst 2) Economist 3) Actuary 4) Market Analyst 5) Tax Manager 6) Economic Consultant 7) Credit Analyst 8) Financial Analyst 9) Statistician 10) Financial Advisor 11) Budgeting Head 12) Data Scientists and many more.

Below is a list of top universities in United States of America for studying Economics sorted by Times Higher Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

1
Times Higher Education
2
US News
2
QS
3
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

2
Times Higher Education
4
US News
3
QS
7
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of California Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

United States of America

5
Times Higher Education
3
US News
4
QS
4
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

7
Times Higher Education
18
US News
20
QS
16
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States of America

8
Times Higher Education
6
US News
7
QS
1
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

9
Times Higher Education
5
US News
14
QS
12
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

10
Times Higher Education
1
US News
1
QS
2
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Yale University

Yale University

United States of America

11
Times Higher Education
12
US News
8
QS
10
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States of America

12
Times Higher Education
13
US News
13
QS
11
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

15
Times Higher Education
8
US News
11
QS
6
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

United States of America

16
Times Higher Education
10
US News
19
QS
17
Shanghai
-
Guardian
New York University

New York University

United States of America

17
Times Higher Education
9
US News
12
QS
8
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of California Los Angeles

University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

18
Times Higher Education
40
US News
15
QS
13
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Cornell University

Cornell University

United States of America

22
Times Higher Education
21
US News
35
QS
25
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of California San Diego

University of California San Diego

United States of America

25
Times Higher Education
66
US News
20
QS
19
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University

United States of America

29
Times Higher Education
88
US News
51-100
QS
28
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

United States of America

35
Times Higher Education
35
US News
49
QS
23
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Washington

University of Washington

United States of America

36
Times Higher Education
42
US News
101-150
QS
38
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States of America

39
Times Higher Education
29
US News
51-100
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Guardian
University of Texas Austin

University of Texas Austin

United States of America

40
Times Higher Education
58
US News
51-100
QS
33
Shanghai
-
Guardian
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