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University of South Florida

Department of Economics

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Economics is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 51
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

83
Applied
48
Accepted
25
Enrolled
58%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work; minimum B grade in calculus, statistics, undergraduate-level intermediate microeconomics, and undergraduate-level intermediate macroeconomics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate and graduate coursework; minimum B grade in calculus (two courses), probability and statistics, undergraduate intermediate-level microeconomics and undergraduate intermediate-level macroeconomics

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 2.22%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (8)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied microeconomics, health economics, industrial organization, development economics, public economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,733

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Bradley Kamp
Associate Professor and Chairperson
Email: bkamp@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-6549
Fax: 813-974-6510