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Department of Economics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 39%61%
    student ratio
  • 57
    total students
  • $12,788 | $28,243
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 33%
    acceptance rate
  • 9 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Industrial Organization Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Health Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Labor And Human Resources Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • International Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and oral examination on research, completion of course work in quantitative methods
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 90
    • Accepted 30
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum upper division GPA of 3.0, prior coursework in intermediate microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, and statistics, and elementary calculus
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum upper division GPA of 3.0, prior coursework in intermediate microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, and statistics, and two courses in calculus
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$12,788
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,243
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,367.00
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Full-time Percentage84%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American22%
    • White / Caucasian49%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian19%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHealth economics, international economics, macro economics, urban and labor economics, econometrics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Economics

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Li Way Lee

Professor and Chair

Phone: 313-577-3344
Fax: 313-577-0149
Email: aa1313@wayne.edu

Dr. Allen Goodman

Professor and Graduate Director

Phone: 313-577-3235
Email: allen.goodman@wayne.edu



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