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University of Michigan

Department of Economics

Ann Arbor, MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Department of Economics is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Master of Public Policy/Master of Arts (MPP/AM)
Master of Arts (AM) Applied economics
Master of Arts (AM) Economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work and economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 66
Doctoral Degrees 23

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation; preliminary exams in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and 2 fields

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,136
Applied
205
Accepted
62
Enrolled
18%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

246
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.81%
Black or African American 0.81%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.81%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

62
Total faculty
Full-time - 61
Part-time - 1
Male (48)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Econometric analysis, finance, industrial organization, international trade, public finance, economic development, economic history, health, labor, natural resources, population studies, macro theory, micro theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Ann Arbor, MI  48109
United States
Contact Prof. David Lam
Chair
Email: davidl@umich.edu
Phone: 734-763-9237
Fax: 734-764-2769

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