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University of Virginia

Department of Economics

Charlottesville, VA

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Overview

University of Virginia / Department of Economics is located in Charlottesville, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or comprehensive exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

507
Applied
47
Accepted
20
Enrolled
9%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1

Student Body

86
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.16%
Unknown 2.33%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 3
Male (27)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Macroeconomics, public economics, labor, industrial organization, economic history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Charlottesville, VA  22903
United States
Contact John Pepper
Chair
Email: econ@virginia.edu
Phone: 434-924-3177
Fax: 434-982-2904

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