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Vanderbilt University

Department of Economics

Nashville, TN

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Vanderbilt University

Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Economics is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 44
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required
Final and qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

621
Applied
176
Accepted
37
Enrolled
28%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

96
Total Graduate Students
59%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.04%
Black or African American 2.08%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.21%
Unknown 2.08%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 0
Male (27)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Economic theory, applied fields, developmental economics, environmental economics, health economics and policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Eric Bond
Chair
Email: k.saggi@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-322-2871
Fax: 615-343-8495

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