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Rice University

Department of Economics

Houston, TX

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Rice University

Overview

Rice University / Department of Economics is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics
Master of Energy Economics (MEECON) Energy economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

222
Applied
12
Accepted
8
Enrolled
5%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Spring deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
80%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American 2.44%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 5
Male (22)
Female (4)

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Dr. Simon Grant
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Email: sgrant@rice.edu
Phone: 713-348-3332
Fax: 713-348-5278

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