Economics Program College of Arts and Sciences University of San Francisco

Economics Program College of Arts and Sciences University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
38
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
59%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Overview

USF's Master of Arts in Economics Qualifies Students for a Variety of Career Paths

Economists are in demand in every sector (public, private, non-profit, and non-governmental) of the U.S. economy and around the world. Based on recognition of this fact, USF's master's program in Economics is designed to prepare students for careers as economists and analysts in any area of the world. The program educates and trains with the quantitative and analytical skills needed for a career as an economist or at a financial institution. Completion of the master's program in Economics also qualifies students to pursue further studies in economics at the doctoral level.

The University of San Francisco Values Global Education and Ethical Professional Behavior

Located in a residential neighborhood of San Francisco, the University of San Francisco (USF) consists of five schools and colleges enrolling a total of 9,000 graduate and undergraduate students. The university is Jesuit in heritage, including an emphasis on ethical behavior and a concern for the welfare of all people. USF prides itself on its diversity and strives to impart to students an ability to consider a variety of perspectives in an attempt to use education to make positive contributions to the world around them.

More information is available about the College of Arts and Sciences and applying online, as well as information for international graduate students.

The San Francisco Bay Area Provides USF Students Access to Professional Careers

USF's College of Arts and Sciences offers a number of graduate programs in areas related to management, the sport industry, and economics. These programs particularly benefit from USF's San Francisco Bay location. In addition to its diversity, San Francisco is also a center of trade and finance, both domestic and international. Furthermore, the university is located in proximity to Silicon Valley, which is one of the nation's best-known regions for technological entrepreneurship. In addition to San Francisco's cultural attractions, students studying Sport Management have access to internships and work experience that can contribute to and enhance their educations.


Location & Contact

Economics Program

College of Arts and Sciences
University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
United States

Barbara Pena

Associate Director

Phone: 415-422-2711
Fax: 415-422-5784

Mark Landerghini

Information Contact

Phone: 415-422-5101
Fax: 415-422-2217
Email: asgraduate@usfca.edu

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Economics Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

59% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 99
    • Accepted 59
    • Acceptance Rate 59
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (recommended), BA in economics (preferred)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 awardsMarch 2
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Full-time Percentage89%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian47%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian27%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage60%
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEconomic development, forecasting and planning, labor markets, Pacific Rim, financial markets
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported


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