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University of Washington

Department of Economics

Seattle, WA

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University of Washington

Overview

University of Washington / Department of Economics is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 17

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

266
Applied
61
Accepted
14
Enrolled
23%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

88
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.14%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.14%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 4
Male (25)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Microeconomic theory; macroeconomic theory; econometrics; natural resource economics; international, development, and industrial organization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
371,230

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Robert Halvorsen
Phone: 206-543-2100

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