Ohio State’s Department of Economics ranked 9th among public universities and 27th among all U.S. universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2013).
A world-wide ranking of economics programs by Tilburg University based on publications in 35 top journals during 2008-2012 ranked Ohio State 38th in the world, 22nd among all universities in the U.S. and 7th among public universities in the U.S.
The department’s doctoral program was rated strong by the Ohio State Graduate School. The graduate program in economics consistently ranks very highly among all university departments in university fellowships awarded, a reflection of the high quality of applicants.
41,542 = number of credit hours taught by economics in 2014-15, up from 41,000 in 2013-14. The Economics department is a major provider of undergraduate general education courses.
266 = number of degrees awarded to economics majors in academic year 2014.
927 = number of undergraduate students majoring in economics at Ohio State during autumn semester 2015. This number includes double majors and pre-majors.
468 = number of students who have elected to minor in economics during autumn semester.
Thompson Library hall
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