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Blinn's Economics Program soars to No. 4 nationally

Blinn's Associate of Science in Economics ranks fourth on’s online economics associate degrees list

October 30, 2023

The Blinn College District’s Associate of Science in Economics has been named one of the best online economics associate degrees in the nation by Blinn ranked No. 4 in the nation and No. 1 in the State of Texas.

Blinn’s Economics Program provides a solid foundation in economic theory and its practical applications with courses that include microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics, and econometrics. In addition to being available online, the program is offered on the Brenham, Bryan, RELLIS, Schulenburg, and Sealy campuses.

“Whether you choose to study economics on one of our campuses or online, our priority is to provide you with individualized support from our dedicated staff and exceptional faculty,” said Dr. Charles Smith, Dean of Business and Mathematics. “We are honored to be recognized as one of the top online programs in the nation and we remain committed to guiding our students on their academic journey.”

Blinn courses are highly transferrable, and our students have transferred to Texas A&M, Sam Houston State, the University of Houston, the University of Texas-San Antonio, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, and Tarleton State.

Blinn economics graduates have gone on to pursue successful careers in a variety of fields, including finance, consulting, government, and nonprofit organizations. Many have also pursued advanced degrees in economics, law, business, and public policy. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, economists earned a median salary of $113,940 per year in 2022. ranks programs based upon academic quality, affordability, and online competency while using data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and College Navigator, both of which are hosted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

For more information regarding Blinn’s Economic Program, visit

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