Department of Economics College of Arts and Sciences American University

Department of Economics College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
45%
55%
student ratio
172
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
79%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • International Economic Relations Certificate
    • Gender Analysis In Economics Certificate
    • Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • International Economics Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 26
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 242
    • Accepted 192
    • Acceptance Rate 79
    • Enrolled 56
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation, resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation, resume
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree, statement of purpose, and transcripts, resume
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableInstitutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students172
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students172
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Full-time Percentage66%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian41%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown29%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty43
    • Full-time Percentage63%
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPolitical economy, development, labor, gender
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Economics

College of Arts and Sciences
American University

Kreeger Room 109 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8029
United States

Dr. Thomas Husted

Department Chair

Phone: 202-885-3773
Fax: 202-885-3790
Email: husted@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Associate Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-2429
Email: clowery@american.edu


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