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Kansas State University

Department of Economics

Manhattan, KS

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Overview

Kansas State University / Department of Economics is located in Manhattan, KS, 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 12
Doctoral Degrees 10

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 (highly recommended)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
30 credit hours, including thesis/report or qualifying exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (highly recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
90 credit hours, including dissertation, qualifying exams, and field exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
11
Accepted
4
Enrolled
41%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 8th January 8th Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (highly recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; course work in microeconomics, macroeconomics, calculus and statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (highly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; course work in microeconomics, macroeconomics, calculus and statistics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 8
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
90%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 1
Male (11)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Macroeconomics, microeconomics and labor economics, development and growth, international economics, industrial organization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 327 Waters Hall
1603 Old Claflin Place
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Dr. William Blankenau
Head
Email: blankenw@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-6340
Fax: 785-532-6919

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