Skip to main content

Why Study Economics?

We are thrilled that you are interested in studying economics. Wherever your starting point, you are here to learn and expand on your aptitudes and we welcome you to our community that includes around 1,000 economics students. Read more about why you should study economics, including: 


The Department of Economics offers a major, combined MA/BA,  minor, and opportunities for interdisciplinary study with other Northwestern programs. Explore these options:

Back to top