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University of Chicago

The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 28

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Written exams in 2 fields

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

625
Applied
64
Accepted
21
Enrolled
10%

Applying

135
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts, resume or curriculum vitae, writing sample (dependent on department)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

178
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.12%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.56%
Unknown 2.25%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Location & Contact

Address 1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Prof. John List
Chair
Email: ssd-admissions@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-8176