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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Economics is located in Chapel Hill, NC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

438
Applied
43
Accepted
17
Enrolled
10%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

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 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

86
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.49%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.33%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 0
Male (27)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health economics, micro theory/IO, labor economics, economic history, financial econometrics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Dr. John S. Akin
Phone: 919-962-2211