Top Political Economy Bachelors degree Programs - 2021

For all the 306 degrees granted in Political Economy per year, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Of the 266 students earning degrees at the Bachelors degree level in the US, 51% percent identify as men and 49% 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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Top Colleges for Political Economy

If you’re thinking about majoring in Political Economy, then you should consider these top colleges, including Arizona State University-Tempe, Georgetown University and the University of Puget Sound. Arizona State University-Tempe is our top ranked institution for a degree in Political Economy with 1 students graduating with this major annually at the Bachelors degree level. 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, Economists and Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary. 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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