Top Political Economy All Programs - 2021

For all the 306 degrees granted in Political Economy per year, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Of the 306 students earning degrees in the US, 52% percent identify as men and 48% percent identify as women. Though students at schools all over the US study Political Economy, Washington has the most graduates. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Political Economy is $44,500.

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Total Students
306
Total Males
158
Total Females
148

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    266

  • Total Masters degree

    16

  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

    10

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    7

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    7

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See where Political Economy is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Political Economy degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Political Economy

If you’re thinking about majoring in Political Economy, then you should consider these top colleges, including Georgetown University, the University of Puget Sound and the University of Washington-Bothell Campus. Georgetown University is our top ranked institution for a degree in Political Economy with 56 students graduating with this major annually . Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Political Economy Majors

For Political Economy majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Regulatory Affairs Managers, Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary and Economists. Not only that, Political Economy graduates may find a top paying job, such as Political Scientists or Economists.

Top Paying Careers for Political Economy

  1. Political Scientists   (Median Wage: $122,220)
  2. Economists   (Median Wage: $105,020)
  3. Economics Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $104,370)
  4. Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $85,930)
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