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Colorado State University

Department of Economics

Fort Collins, CO

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Overview

Colorado State University / Department of Economics is located in Fort Collins, CO, 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 6
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Thesis Required
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

100
Applied
70
Accepted
17
Enrolled
70%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th April 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Coursework in intermediate micro, intermediate macro, and calculus; minimum GPA of 3.3
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Coursework in intermediate micro, intermediate macro, and calculus; minimum GPA of 3.3

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.35%
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.45%
Two or more races 1.45%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 2

Research

Focus of faculty research: Development economics, environmental economics, international economics, regional economics, political economy, public economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
225,136

Location & Contact

Address 1771 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1771
United States
Contact Dr. Anita Pena
Associate Professor/Department Chair
Email: anita.pena@colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-0821

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