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Georgia State University

Department of Economics

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Economics is located in Atlanta, GA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Urban and regional economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public finance
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Experimental economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Labor economics
Master of Arts (MA) Policy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

204
Applied
102
Accepted
37
Enrolled
50%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

124
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American 11.29%
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 0
Male (22)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public, experimental, urban/environmental, labor, and health economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 3992
Atlanta, GA  30302
United States
Contact Dr. Rusty Tchernis
Director of the Doctoral Program
Email: rtchernis@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-0154
Fax: 404-413-0145