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Student in Economics class.

Why Economics? One of the university’s most popular undergraduate majors, Economics provides rigorous training in all areas of the discipline to prepare our students for work in research, private firms, and public policy. We also offer Ph.D. and M.A. degrees, which have produced university professors, Fed researchers, and policy leaders. With distinguished faculty who are respected scholars in their fields as well as committed classroom teachers, Economics really does offer it all. Won’t you join us?


most popular undergrad major at Vanderbilt


faculty engaged in teaching, learning, and research


Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Muhammad Yunus