Navigate a Dynamic Marketplace

Our economics program will prepare you for today’s ever-changing economic landscape. Our curriculum equips you for careers in diverse settings, such as government agencies, think tanks, multinational organizations, and financial institutions.

Top 20

Ranked in the top 20 best colleges for economics in New York (Source: Niche)


Average total compensation of an early career economist with 1–4 years of experience (Source: PayScale)

Ranked #7

Top 10 list of lucrative degrees (Source: CNBC)

New Program

The Bachelor of Science in Computational Economics is the first program of its kind in New York State where you learn how to apply high-level quantitative and data analytical skills to solve economic and business-related problems.

The support system within the Economics Department created an environment where I felt I could truly thrive.

—Caterina Messina '23
Budget Planning Analyst, Lightpath

Group of Pace University economics students on the Fiscal Challenge Team jumping in front of the White House

Innovative Learning Experiences

Our department offers one-of-a-kind opportunities for economics and business economics majors to compete with other schools in our Federal Reserve Challenge and Fiscal Challenge. With each competition, students test their knowledge of the US economy, monetary policy, and fiscal policy. Pace University’s team has developed a championship pedigree, winning the national Federal Reserve Challenge competition five times in eight years.

Enriching Opportunities

From our student events to our department's monthly Brown Bag Series, we have activities to help hone your skills and provide invaluable insights into cutting-edge research.

Join student-led Economics organizations like the Economics Society or Women in Economics to discover academic allies, connect with alumni, and develop lifelong friendships.

Learning from accomplished faculty and gaining valuable experience through internships in one of the world’s most prominent economics hubs will position you for success in business, finance, research, or government.

News and Stories

Dedication to Growth and Engagement

Dive into the latest departmental news and stories about the students who are leaving a mark on the world of economics.

Group of Pace University economics students on the Fiscal Challenge Team standing in front of the Washington Monument

Support our Programs

The Joseph Morreale Economics Department Program Fund was established in honor of Professor Morreale’s contributions to the Economics Department, Pace University, and a wider scholarly community. The fund will help the Economics Department to continue developing exciting and rewarding opportunities for economics students.

Discover Your Potential

Get going and take the next steps toward a rewarding career in economics.