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Department of Economics College of Arts and Sciences American University

  • Washington, DC
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 43%57%
    student ratio
  • 139
    total students
  • $25,920 | $25,920
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 57%
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Microeconomics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Applied Microeconomics Certificate
    • Gender Analysis In Economics Certificate
    • Heterodox Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • International Economic Relations Certificate
    • Economics Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 2
    • * 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 Required and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and 2 research seminars, field work
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 225
    • Accepted 129
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 34
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$25,920
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,920
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$430.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students139
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students139
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Full-time Percentage53%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian36%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown42%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty39
    • Full-time Percentage69%
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

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. Robert Fenberg

Chair

Phone: 202-885-3788
Fax: 202-885-3790
Email: feinber@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505
Email: clowery@american.edu



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