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The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics

Chicago, IL

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Overview

The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics / The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 32

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Written exams in 2 fields

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

628
Applied
72
Accepted
23
Enrolled
11%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts, resume or curriculum vitae, writing sample (dependent on department)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Tuition waivers for student who do not receive fellowships or assistantships
Federal Work-Study

Student Body

146
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.68%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.37%
Unknown 1.37%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Location & Contact

Address 1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Prof. John List
Chair
Email: ssd-admissions@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-8176

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