51
Students
Rural setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of Economics is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
18
Accepted
6
Enrolled
30%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.96%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (9)
Part-time (0)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Advanced economic theory, applied microeconomics, economic development, finance, international economics, monetary theory and policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Dr. Subhash C. Sharma
Chairperson
Email: sharma@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-5082