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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Department of Economics

Fairbanks, AK

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Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / Department of Economics is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Resource and applied economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Oral defense of project or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
50%

Applying

60
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 September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0, intermediate microeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, basic statistics, calculus

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 30.77%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Statistics; resource and agriculture economics; oil, gas, and energy; sustainability; public land management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
191,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 756080
Fairbanks, AK  99775-6080
United States
Contact Dr. Joe Little
Program Director
Email: jmlittle2@alaska.edu
Phone: 907-474-2711
Fax: 907-474-5219

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