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The University of Alabama

Economics, Finance and Legal Studies Department

Tuscaloosa, AL

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The University of Alabama

Overview

The University of Alabama / Economics, Finance and Legal Studies Department is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Finance
Master of Arts (MA) Economics
Master of Science (MS) Finance

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 6

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, GRE
Comprehensive exam (MA), thesis (MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

117
Applied
39
Accepted
14
Enrolled
33%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT, GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or GMAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.82%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 1
Male (32)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Taxation, futures market, monetary theory and policy, income distribution
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 870224
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Laura Razzolini
Department Head
Email: kcwise@cba.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-6683