Department of Economics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Economics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
44%
56%
student ratio
77
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
22%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

22% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 203
    • Accepted 45
    • Acceptance Rate 22
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students77
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students77
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Full-time Percentage73%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian20%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage87%
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInternational, labor, and urban economics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$74,000

Location & Contact

Department of Economics

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago

601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60607-7128
United States

Prof. Steven Rivkin

Head

Phone: 312-413-2368
Fax: 312-996-3344
Email: sgrivkin@uic.edu

Prof. Robert Kaestner

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 312-996-5214
Email: kaestner@uic.edu


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