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  1. #2 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    Yale University

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    4 Year,

    NEW HAVEN, CT,

    1004 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Yale is an amazing school! The professors and students are all encouraging and friendly. Everyone there deserves to be there, which makes the learning environment extremely rewarding and stimulating.....

    Read 1004 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $17,511,

    SAT Range: 1460-1580,

  2. #3 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    University of Chicago

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    1204 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My favorite part of UChicago is definitely its academics -- students are constantly encouraged to debate, rethink, and most importantly, listen. I was able to take a graduate student course as a....

    Read 1204 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 6%,

    Net Price: $36,584,

    SAT Range: 1500-1570,

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  5. #7 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    Vanderbilt University

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    4 Year,

    NASHVILLE, TN,

    1299 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 2021 with a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience. I primarily chose to attend Vandy for its academic prowess, and it definitely lived up to that....

    Read 1299 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 12%,

    Net Price: $25,804,

    SAT Range: 1470-1570,

  6. #9 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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    4 Year,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    4411 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor offers many amazing things for college students. First, the campus is naturally beautiful with many events and organizations taking place the first few weeks....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 26%,

    Net Price: $17,832,

    SAT Range: 1340-1520,

  7. #11 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    Rice University

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    4 Year,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    1079 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says At first, I was a bit disappointed that I ended up at Rice University. I was aiming for the Ivy Leagues and ended up at a college that I hadn't even heard of before the university application....

    Read 1079 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $19,215,

    SAT Range: 1460-1570,

  8. #13 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    Brown University

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    4 Year,

    PROVIDENCE, RI,

    1033 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love Brown. I transferred here, and quickly met some of the most amazing, passionate, and genuine people I could imagine. The student body is so friendly and hard-working. Still, the best part of....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $27,659,

    SAT Range: 1440-1560,

  9. #14 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    4 Year,

    CAMBRIDGE, MA,

    639 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Currently reaching near the middle of my time here, and this school truly works you to the bone. The baseline of this place is that everyone is very smart. Some are decently smart and work hard...The students are very diverse. Some come in "normal", others finally get to truly express the weird and unique that they've been suppressing their whole lives. The campus is extremely welcoming and...The academics are exceedingly difficult by content and pace. The problem set difficulty are elevated beyond a typical school's, and they force you to collaborate with others. Everyone must...I was finally able to satisfy my love for learning here. Truly an amazing and unique school!.

    Read 639 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $19,998,

    SAT Range: 1510-1580,

  10. #16 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    Columbia University

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    1281 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Attending Columbia University was a fantastic experience for me. My professors were all very interesting. Some were a bit quirky, but that was ok. They always challenged me to be open to....

    Read 1281 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $22,126,

    SAT Range: 1460-1570,

  11. #20 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    Georgetown University

    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    1217 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am extremely satisfied with my decision to pick Georgetown. The professors are all experts in their fields, classes are a great size, and the people here (mostly) are wonderful. Despite the....

    Read 1217 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $30,710,

    SAT Range: 1380-1550,

  12. #21 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    University of California - Berkeley

    4 Year,

    BERKELEY, CA,

    4194 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says UC Berkeley has a variety of student experiences academic opportunities. In terms of common/popular majors, seeing from my first year, many students study Computer Science/EECS, Data Science,...However, one of the biggest disadvantages of the Berkeley/Bay Area area is the high cost of living. In addition, UC Berkeley only guarantees dorm housing for first-years, so figuring out arrangements...Overall, the key to success at UC Berkeley is awareness. Be grounded in your goals and taking the initiative to reach them!.

    Read 4194 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $19,329,

    SAT Range: 1310-1530,

  13. #22 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    3837 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says For context- current sophomore who started at USC online, majoring in Communications but has taken classes from across disciplines-Academics: overall good but definitely some terrible professors who either have favoritism, are unclear with expectations, or bad w grading. But the majority of professors are really good-Environment: if you're intimidated by rich, judgmental people, this is not the place for you. A lot of the culture is exclusionary towards ppl who work or who don't partake in certain activities...-facilities: very very nice- great gyms, dining halls, dormsOverall: a great school with a lot of resources, so be sure to look into your major specific resources bc they offer so much! Just be warned that it's not the easiest place to go to if you don't fit....

    Read 3837 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $39,759,

    SAT Range: 1340-1530,

  14. #23 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    William & Mary

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    4 Year,

    WILLIAMSBURG, VA,

    1541 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says William & Mary is an amazing school, and I feel so lucky to be surrounded by so many wonderful peers, professors, and others who have made my experience so great. For people that don't want to go to....

    Read 1541 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $18,588,

    SAT Range: 1300-1490,

  15. #24 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    University of Virginia

    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA,

    2286 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I really enjoyed my experience at UVA. Not only did I make more lifelong friends, I branched out and took the first few steps towards becoming an adult. I got a job, and for the first time in the....

    Read 2286 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 23%,

    Net Price: $19,043,

    SAT Range: 1320-1510,

  16. #25 Best Colleges for Economics in America.

    Boston College

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    4 Year,

    CHESTNUT HILL, MA,

    1521 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved BC. It provided me with a top-notch education in the humanities, and I will continue to stay in touch with many of my professors even as a graduate. BC also provided me with the resources to...The party scene was pretty great, and as long as you join a club or sport, you should have no problem finding an upperclassman to host you. Many students are, alas, quite “basic” and superficial,...My biggest complaint is the administration. Other reviewers are unfortunately not being overdramatic by saying that the highest levels of administration don’t legitimately care about students’....

    Read 1521 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 27%,

    Net Price: $30,192,

    SAT Range: 1330-1500,

Quick References

RankSchool NameLocation
1Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA
2Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT
3University of ChicagoChicago, IL
4Duke UniversityDurham, NC
5Stanford UniversityStanford, CA
6Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL
7Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN
8Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ
9University of Michigan - Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI
10Washington and Lee UniversityLexington, VA
11Rice UniversityHouston, TX
12University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA
13Brown UniversityProvidence, RI
14Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA
15Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY
16Columbia UniversityNew York, NY
17University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN
18Claremont McKenna CollegeClaremont, CA
19Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH
20Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC
21University of California - BerkeleyBerkeley, CA
22University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA
23William & MaryWilliamsburg, VA
24University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA
25Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA