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University at Albany, State University of New York

Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York / Department of Economics is located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Economics
Master of Arts (MA) Economic forecasting
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

159
Applied
70
Accepted
30
Enrolled
44%

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 February 15th May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

89
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.37%
Black or African American 1.12%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.12%
Unknown 2.25%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Expectations of inflation and interest rates, diffusion of new technology, labor markets in developing countries, government deficits and international exchange markets
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222-0001
United States
Contact Betty Daniel
Chair
Email: bdaniel@albany.edu
Phone: 518-442-4735
Fax: 518-442-4736