Idaho contains four schools that offer economics programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking economics school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 economics schools in Idaho, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($13,222/yr), with Brigham Young University-Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $9,571/yr.
Economics students from Idaho schools who go on to become economists, economics professors, analysts, economic analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,160 people working as economists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,320. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Idaho alone, there are 21,670 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $53,810. Economists in this state earn $70,910/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the economics schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from economics, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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