Rhode Island contains five schools that offer economics programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking economics school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 economics schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryant University comes out as the most expensive ($29,338/yr), with Rhode Island College as the lowest recorded at only $7,178/yr.
Economics students from Rhode Island 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.
Also, within the economics schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from economics, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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