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Number of Economics Majors

How many economics majors are there?

89,000.

In 2003, there were 89,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in economics courses in the United States. This represents 0.4% of all enrolment for the year. 82.2% of economics students are under the age of 25, and almost 79% are enrolled in 4-year undergraduate institutions. In 2006 a total of 22,821 Economics degrees were awarded throughout the United States. These data are from the 2008 Digest of Education Statistics of the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics.

This fact is verified on : March 8, 2010.





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