Economics


Admission to the Economics PhD program was suspended for three years (2013-14 through 2015-16). For Admissions data, the 5 Year Average represents four years of data (Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, and Fall 2019).

Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100.

PhD AdmissionsFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Applications130131150
Admissions offers (Selectivity)14 (11%)12 (9%)12 (8%)
New doctoral students (Yield)6 (43%)6 (50%)7 (58%)
PhD EnrollmentFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Total enrollment251917
Female36%26%37%
Male64%74%63%
International72%74%72%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident28%26%28%
PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic of any race14%20%17%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White86%80%75%
Two or more races
Not indicated8%
PhD Degrees and Completion2018-192017-185 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded43
Median years to PhD6.35.7
Average adjusted years to PhD6.15.5
Percent of students who entered
between 2007-08 and 2011-12, and
completed the PhD as
of August 31, 2019
71%