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Economics at a Glance (2009-2010) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in Academic Year 2004 through Academic year 2010

Total Graduates Mean Median
45 6.0 5.7

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (with Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
10 3 3 3 12
32% 9.7% 9.7% 9.7% 39%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (with non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
5 2 4 1 2
36% 14% 29% 7% 14%


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 8 credits per term, while in coursework.  Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



FINANCIAL AID:
In academic year 2009 - 2010, 76 students were enrolled in the economics program. 

53 Ph.D. Students
23 M.A. Students  

In the economics program, 24 (32%) students had stipends, including:

  • 1 (5%) distinguished fellowships
  • 10 (59%) graduate assistantships
  • 1 (5%) teaching associates
  • 12 (8%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding
In the economics program, 29 (38%) students had scholarships, including:

  • 1 (5%) distinguished fellowships
  • 10 (51%) graduate assistantships
  • 1(5%) teaching associates
  • 12 (7%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding 
  • 5 (14%) tuition scholarships

Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
Financial Aid 
Distinguished Fellowships



ATTRITION DATA:
Year of 
Enrollment
# Enrolled # Graduated with Doctorate # Still currently enrolled # No longer enrolled
2004  24  21  2  1
2005  23  19  2  2
2006  12  4  5  2
2007  14  10  3  1
2008  4  0  4  0
2009  8  2  6  0
2010  8  0  8  0





TIME TO COMPLETION:

Since 2001, Fordham’s Economic program has had:

  • 110 masters only graduates, with a median registered time to degree of 1.7 years
  • 49 students earned a master’s degree en route to a doctorate, with a median registered time to degree of 2.0 years
  • 20 students earned a doctorate with a non-Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 5.6 years
  • 44 students earned a doctorate with a Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 6.7 years for both degrees. 


INCOMING STUDENTS:

Of 67 applicants for Fall 2009, 28 (42%) made up the entering cohort.

  • 11 (39%) Ph.D. students
  • 17 (61%) M.A. students

The entering cohort had GRE score (2007 - 2009) ranges of:

  • Verbal: 490-610
  • Quantitative: 670-760
  • Analytical Writing: 4-5

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.82

 

 

DEGREES AWARDED:

In academic year 2009 - 2010, Fordham awarded 24 degrees in economics.
 
8 (33%) Ph.D.
16 (67%) M.A.


 
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