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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Economics is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Applied econometrics
Master of Science (MS) Economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39
Applied
35
Accepted
14
Enrolled
90%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate coursework that includes calculus, econometrics (or equivalent), intermediate macroeconomic theory, intermediate microeconomic theory
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, from regionally-accredited college or university; minimum GPA of 2.75 on all previous work completed beyond high school (secondary school); statement of purpose; unofficial transcripts of all college course work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 523
TOEFL IBT score: 70
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.87%
Black or African American 8.7%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.17%
Unknown 2.17%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health care, taxation, energy, economic growth, monetary policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
16,969

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Artie Zillante
Department Chair
Email: azillant@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-5375
Fax: 704-687-1384

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