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University of Rochester

Department of Economics

Rochester, NY

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Overview

University of Rochester / Department of Economics is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 6

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 Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

365
Applied
69
Accepted
11
Enrolled
19%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 14
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
83%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 1.64%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (24%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Macroeconomics, labor market dynamics, political economics, applied econometrics, financial econometrics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
121,753

Location & Contact

Address 280 Hutchison Road, PO Box 270156
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact George Alessandria
Chair
Email: george.alessandria@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-3096

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