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Cornell University

Field of Economics

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Economics is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economic development and planning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Labor economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Econometrics and economic statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Basic analytical economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Monetary and macro economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial organization and control
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) International economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economic theory
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public finance

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 24

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

661
Applied
63
Accepted
18
Enrolled
10%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

98
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.06%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.02%
Asian 8.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.08%

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

94
Total faculty
Full-time - 94
Part-time - 0
Male (82)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Learning and games, economics of education, political economy, transfer payments, time series and nonparametrics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-4893
Fax: 607-255-2818

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