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University of South Florida

Department of Economics

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Economics is located in Tampa, FL, 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 16
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE with target scores of 152 (490) on the verbal portion and 152 (670) on the quantitative portion.
Comp Exam Required
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam Must have taken the GRE within the preceding five years with target scores of 65th percentile on the verbal portion and 65th percentile on the quantitative portion.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

82
Applied
49
Accepted
16
Enrolled
60%

Applying

30
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 June 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE with target scores of 152 (490) on the verbal portion and 152 (670) on the quantitative portion.
Master's Degree Requirements 3.00 GPA and Minimum of 1 course in calculus.* Minimum of 1 course in statistics.* Undergraduate Intermediate-level microeconomics and undergraduate intermediate-level macroeconomics* *Applicants must earn a grade of B or better in each of thes
Doctoral Degree Exam Must have taken the GRE within the preceding five years with target scores of 65th percentile on the verbal portion and 65th percentile on the quantitative portion.
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.00; minimum B grade in calculus (two courses), probability and statistics, undergraduate intermediate-level microeconomics and undergraduate intermediate-level macroeconomics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.52%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.17%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (9)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied microeconomics, health economics, industrial organization, development economics, public economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
0

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Bradley Kamp
Associate Professor and Chairperson
Email: bkamp@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-6549
Fax: 813-974-6510

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