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John E. Walker Department of Economics

Clemson, SC

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Overview

Clemson University / John E. Walker Department of Economics is located in Clemson, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics
Master of Arts (MA) Economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
24 course hours, 6 thesis hours
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 comprehensive exams, 42 course hours, 18 dissertation hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

105
Applied
74
Accepted
25
Enrolled
70%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation, courses in intermediate microeconomic theory and multivariable calculus
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation, courses in intermediate microeconomic theory and multivariable calculus

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 90
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$20,792
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.39%
Black or African American 1.39%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.39%
Unknown 2.78%

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 3
Male (28)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public economics, public choice and political economy; econometrics (focus on data envelope analysis), industrial organization (focus on pricing), labor and development economics, international economics (focus on free trade agreements)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
966

Location & Contact

Address 320 Wilbur O. and Ann Powers Hall
225 Walter T. Cox Blvd
Clemson, SC  29634
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Baier
Department Chair & Professor
Email: sbaier@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-4534

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