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Lehigh University

Department of Economics

Bethlehem, PA

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Overview

Lehigh University / Department of Economics is located in Bethlehem, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 4

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 GMAT or GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT or GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Proposal defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39
Applied
28
Accepted
5
Enrolled
72%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 94
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$32,350
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.57%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public finance, investments, applied econometrics, labor economics, health economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Rauch Business Center
621 Taylor Street
Bethlehem, PA  18015
United States
Contact Dr. James Dearden
Chair
Email: jad8@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-5129
Fax: 610-758-4677