Ph.D. Admissions

Our Doctoral program admits students with strong quantitative backgrounds and prepares them for careers in academia and for research positions in government, international organizations, and consulting.

Our Ph.D. Program is Designated as a STEM Program. This allows international students the opportunity to request an extension to their OPT. For more information, please visit the International Student and Scholar Services website.

Find more information on our Ph.D. Program Pages (Degree Requirements, etc.)

Applications for the Economics PhD Program are available August - January for the following Fall term.

Applications for theDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, the GRE requirement is waived for Fall 2021 admission. However, if the GRE is available in your area, it is recommended that the exam be taken. Fall 2021 term open August 1, 2020 and close January 10, 2021 at 12:00 AM EST.

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the GRE requirement is waived for Fall 2021 admission. However, if the GRE is available in your area, it is recommended that the exam be taken.