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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Economics is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Economics
(Graduate Certificate) Applied econometrics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT
Thesis or project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
37
Accepted
15
Enrolled
90%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate coursework that includes calculus, econometrics (or equivalent), intermediate macroeconomic theory, intermediate microeconomic theory
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, from regionally-accredited college or university; minimum GPA of 2.75 on all previous work completed beyond high school (secondary school); statement of purpose; unofficial transcripts of all college course work

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

59
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.78%
Black or African American 13.56%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.39%
Unknown 1.69%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 1
Male (11)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health care, taxation, energy, economic growth, monetary policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
33,366

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Artie Zillante
Department Chair
Email: azillant@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-5375
Fax: 704-687-1384