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The University of Alabama

Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 49
Doctoral Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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 Entrance Exam GMAT, GRE
Comprehensive exam (MA), thesis (MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

164
Applied
82
Accepted
16
Enrolled
50%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT, GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or GMAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.13%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 0
Male (24)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Taxation, futures market, monetary theory and policy, income distribution
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
70,356

Location & Contact

Address Box 870224
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Laura Razzolini
Department Head
Email: kcwise@cba.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-6683

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