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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Urban and regional economics
(Certificate) Health services
(Certificate) Information and Internet economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics
(Certificate) International economics
(Certificate) Financial economics
(Certificate) Law and regulation
Master of Arts (MA) Economics
Master of Science (MS) Econometrics and quantitative economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 or GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Field and theory exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

229
Applied
64
Accepted
30
Enrolled
28%

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 January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$40,621
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

119
Total Graduate Students
63%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6.72%
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.2%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 5
Male (17)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Human capital, international economics, econometrics, applied economics, urban economics, economic growth and development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 Fronczak Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Alex Anas
Chair
Email: alexanas@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-8663
Fax: 716-645-2127

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