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Texas Tech University

Department of Economics

Lubbock, TX

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Overview

Texas Tech University / Department of Economics is located in Lubbock, TX, 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 4
Doctoral Degrees 1

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
Master's Degrees Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
21
Accepted
11
Enrolled
42%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
90%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.77%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Industrial organization, labor economics, public finance, monetary economics, international economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,411

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 41014
Lubbock, TX  79409
United States
Contact Dr. Klaus G. Becker
Associate Professor/Chair
Email: klaus.becker@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-7275
Fax: 806-742-1137

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