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Howard University

Department of Economics

Washington, DC

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Overview

Howard University / Department of Economics is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
36
Accepted
6
Enrolled
90%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in economics or related field, minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Economic development, international trade, urban rentalization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20059-0002
United States
Contact Dr. William L. Spriggs
Phone: 202-806-6100

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