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Top 25% US Economics Departments at Liberal Arts Colleges, as of March 2017

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  • Institutions need satisfy the following criteria to be included: Institutions having the following words in its name or its name translation on EDIRC: Amongs US Economics Departments, those that are in a non-research four-year college (Baccalaureate or Baccalaureate/Associate's College as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching).. For US Economics Departments at Liberal Arts Colleges, these are 197 institutions
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Top 25% US Economics Departments at Liberal Arts Colleges

RankInstitutionScoreAuthorsAuthor shares
1Economics Department, Williams College

Williamstown, Massachusetts (USA)

12823.8
2Department of Economics, Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts (USA)

2.41613.9
3Department of Economics, Middlebury College

Middlebury, Vermont (USA)

2.961412.61
4Economics Department, Wesleyan University

Middletown, Connecticut (USA)

4.031715.91
5Department of Economics, Colgate University

Hamilton, New York (USA)

6.131514.85
6Department of Economics, Hamilton College

Clinton, New York (USA)

6.541111
7Economics Department, Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, California (USA)

7.55108.52
8Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, California (USA)

8.476.5
9Economics Department, University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia (USA)

8.711312.95
10Economics Department, Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, New York (USA)

9.887.25
11Economics Department, Barnard College, Columbia University

New York City, New York (USA)

10.6966
12Department of Economics and Accounting, College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, Massachusetts (USA)

11.3799
13Department of Economics, Lafayette College

Easton, Pennsylvania (USA)

12.3198.5
14Department of Economics, Bates College

Lewiston, Maine (USA)

14.898.25
15Economics Department, Macalester College

St. Paul, Minnesota (USA)

15.1354.78
16Economics Department, United States Naval Academy

Annapolis, Maryland (USA)

15.411110.01
17Economics Department, Amherst College

Amherst, Massachusetts (USA)

15.8987.5
18Department of Economics, Bowdoin College

Brunswick, Maine (USA)

16.165.49
19Department of Economics, Trinity College

Hartford, Connecticut (USA)

16.2277
20Department of Economics, Agnes Scott College

Decatur, Georgia (USA)

19.5321.99
21Department of Economics, Colby College

Waterville, Maine (USA)

21.0298.69
22Economics Department, Reed College

Portland, Oregon (USA)

22.8522
23Department of Economics, Washington and Lee University

Lexington, Virginia (USA)

24.3665.13
24Department of Economics, Smith College

Northampton, Massachusetts (USA)

24.444
25Economics Department, Kenyon College

Gambier, Ohio (USA)

25.1632.96
26Economics Department, Pomona College

Claremont, California (USA)

25.4865.5
27Department of Economics and Business, Colorado College

Colorado Springs, Colorado (USA)

26.266
28Economics Department, Berry College

Mount Berry, Georgia (USA)

29.5855
29Department of Economics, Susquehanna University

Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania (USA)

30.544
30Economics Department, Carleton College

Northfield, Minnesota (USA)

31.2443.5
31Economics Department, Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (USA)

33.9442.8
32Business and Economics Department, Wheaton College

Wheaton, Illinois (USA)

35.7432.34
33Economics Department, Bucknell University

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania (USA)

35.8321.97
34Economics Department, Stonehill College

Easton, Massachusetts (USA)

36.6343.93
35Department of Economics, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Geneva, New York (USA)

36.7644
36Department of Economics, Washington College

Chestertown, Maryland (USA)

38.7122
37Department of Economics, Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, Massachusetts (USA)

3933
38Department of Economics, Furman University

Greenville, South Carolina (USA)

39.1822
39Economics Department, Whittier College

Whittier, California (USA)

41.0133
40Department of Economics, University of Puget Sound

Tacoma, Washington (USA)

42.0921.33
41Economics Department, St. Michael's College

Colchester, Vermont (USA)

42.7411
42Department of Economics, Spelman College

Atlanta, Georgia (USA)

43.2321.95
43Department of Economics, Haverford College

Haverford, Pennsylvania (USA)

43.944
44Department of Economics, Fort Lewis College

Durango, Colorado (USA)

44.6311
45Economics Department, Scripps College

Claremont, California (USA)

45.7922
46Economics Department, Oberlin College

Oberlin, Ohio (USA)

45.833
47Department of Economics, Davidson College

Davidson, North Carolina (USA)

46.0655
48Economics Department, Occidental College

Los Angeles, California (USA)

46.0822
49Department of Applied Economics, School of Business, Farmingdale State College (SUNY)

Farmingdale, New York (USA)

46.2333

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