Carnegie Mellon University

Undergraduate Economics

Our students bring analytical insights, creative problem-solving skills and a passion for making a difference to the business world and society. 

Carnegie Mellon enjoys a rich history of innovative research and a strong culture of interdisciplinary collaboration. The extraordinary impact of Carnegie Mellon is reflected in the nine Nobel Prizes awarded for economic research conducted here. We bring this same innovative spirit to our teaching of economics.  

Our graduates are highly sought after by academia, business and government. Roughly two-thirds of our graduates embark on careers as analysts and economists in the fields of banking, consulting, government, data science, marketing and technology. Roughly one-third of our graduates go to graduate school to study business administration, economics, finance, data science, law, medicine and statistics.