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Princeton has one of the finest economics departments in the world. Economics is also consistently one of the most popular majors on campus, attracting over 250 juniors and seniors each year. Whatever career you have in mind, a degree in economics provides the technical and analytical background required to ask the right questions and develop innovative, workable solutions.
Like all Princetonians, economics students pursue their studies “in the nation’s service and the service of humanity.” Learn more about all the different ways Princeton Economics students make impact.
The Economics Department at Princeton University prepares undergraduate students to excel in some of the most competitive technical job markets. In a typical year, more than 90% of our seniors accept job offers following graduation. Many also go on to study at leading graduate programs in economics, law, business, medicine, or public policy.
Here’s how we prepare you academically from freshman year to senior year.
Undergraduate Advising Team
Undergraduate Program Managergholland@princeton.edu
Executive Director of Undergraduate Studies in Economicssmita@princeton.edu
Senior Thesis Coordinatorlizzeri@princeton.edu
Junior Independent Work Coordinatorknoonan@princeton.edu
Program in Political Economy Coordinatorsweyerbr@princeton.edu
Minor in Quantitative Economics Coordinatorxmu@princeton.edu