Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


Economics (2012-2013) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in academic year 2005 through academic year 2013

Total Graduates Mean
# of years to completion
Median
# of years to completion
56 6 5.7

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (with Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
10 1 8 4 10
30% .3% 24% 12% 30%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (with non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
9 0 5 4 5
39% 0 22% 17% 22%


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 10 credits per term, while in coursework.  Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



GSAS FUNDING:
In academic year 2012 - 2013, 54 students were enrolled in the economics program.
Ph.D. 37  69%
M.A. 17  31%


In the Economics program, 28 (32%) students had stipends, including:
Distinguished fellowships 1

4%

Graduate assistantships 12

43%

Teaching associates 2

7%

Teaching fellows 12

43%

External funding 1

 4%




In the Economics program, 33 (38%) students had scholarships, including:
Distinguished fellowships 1

3%

Graduate assistantships 12

36%

Teaching associates 2

6%

Teaching fellows 12

36%

External funding 1

 3%

Tuition scholarships 5

15%




Visit the following websites regarding GSAS funding information:
GSAS Funding 
Distinguished Fellowships



INCOMING STUDENTS:
Of 66 admitted applicants for Fall 2012, 13 (30%) made up the entering cohort.
Ph.D. 7 54%
M.A. 6 46%

The entering cohort had GRE score (2008 - 2010) ranges of:
Verbal 500 - 610
Quantitative 680 - 770
Analytical Writing 4 - 5

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.82

63% of 1st year Ph.D. students have merit based stipends and full tuition scholarships.



DEGREES AWARDED
:

In academic year 2010 - 2011, Fordham awarded 24 degrees in economics.
Ph.D. 8 33%
M.A. 16 67%

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