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

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 38%62%
    student ratio
  • 60
    total students
  • $9,975 | $28,808
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 43%
    acceptance rate
  • 9 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Health Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Industrial Organization Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • International Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Labor And Human Resources Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 80
    • Accepted 35
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • 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, statistics, and two courses in calculus, three letters of recommendation from officials or teaching staff at institution(s) most recently attended
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,975
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,808
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,295.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • 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 Students60
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American21%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian15%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%

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. Stephen Spurr

Interim Chair

Phone: 313-577-3345
Fax: 313-577-9564
Email: sspurr@wayne.edu

Dr. Allen Goodman

Graduate Director

Phone: 313-577-3235
Fax: 313-577-9564
Email: allen.goodman@wayne.edu



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