Oregon contains eleven schools that offer economics programs. Reed College, the highest-ranking economics school in OR, has a total student population of 1,481 and is the 100th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 economics schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis & Clark College comes out as the most expensive ($28,753/yr), with Treasure Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,355/yr.
Economics students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 70,080 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $59,120. Economists in this state earn $97,060/yr and there are 240 employed.
Also, within the economics schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from economics, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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