​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Graduate Programs in Economics

​Below is a list of graduate programs in economics that potential students may wish to consider (in the process of being updated). The categories of schools are reflected from the U.S. News Rankings and include opinions of faculty members; however, information on fields and GREs is self-reported and the information may have biases.

 

NOTE: If you are a graduate school representative and would like to have information changed or added, please contact economics@byu.edu.​


Program​​​ Strongest Fields 
(Self-Reported)

GRE*

(Self-Reported)

Contact Person

US News Ranking

(2013)**

​​​Excellent in most fields ​ ​ ​ ​

HarvardMost fieldsQ: 166-170

Brenda Piquet

(617) 495-8927


MITMost fieldsQ: 166-170

Admissions

(617) 324-5857


PrincetonMost fieldsQ: 166-170

Admissions

(609) 258-3034


StanfordMost fields

Q: 166-170

Admissions​

(866) 432-7472


Univ. of ChicagoMost fields (esp., Money and Banking, Labor, Econometrics)Q: Top 5%

Department

(773) 702-5079


​​​​Excellent in some/several fields ​ ​ ​ ​

Columbia 

Q: 166-170

Graduate Program

(212) 854-3680


CornellEconometrics, Micro/Game Theory, Monetary, Labor, DevelopmentQ: 161-165

Admissions

(607) 255-4254


MichiganPublic Finance, International (Finance & Trade), LaborQ: 161 Avg.

Department​

(734) 764-2360


MinnesotaTheoretical Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Industrial Organization

Q: 80th Percentile
GPA: 3.5
(minimums)

Grad Studies
(612) 626-6353

Northwestern V&Q: 90th Percentile

Econ Department​

(847) 491-7001


PennMicro/Game Theory, Macroeconomics, Industrial OrganizationQ: 166

(215) 898-7701

Rochester 

Q: 168

V: 160

A: 4

GPA: 3.7

Kerri Hoppe​

(585) 275-8625

UC BerkeleyEconometrics, Public Finance, Labor

Q: 163
GPA: 3.8
(minimums)

Graduate ​Program​

(510) 642-6615


UCLAIndustrial Organization, Labor, MacroGPA: 3.0+

Admissions

(310) 206-1413


UC San DiegoMicro, Macro, EconometricsGPA: 3.5+

Admissions​

(858) 822-3502


Wisconsin 

Q: 92%

GPA: 3.7

Stacey Sykes​

(608) 262-3559


Yale Q: 160 min.

Department​

(203) 432-3610


Good General programs​

ArizonaExperimental Economics, Economic History, Labor

Q: 80th Percentile+
GPA: 3.0+

Liz Jenkins

(520) 626-7743


Arizona State 

Q: 85th - 99th Percentile
GPA: 3.5+

Grad​uate Program

(480) 965-3531


Boston CollegeApplied Micro econometrics, Labor, Industrial Organization, Monetary Theory, International TradeQ: 166

Department​

(617) 552-3670


Boston U GPA: 3.5

Andrew Campolieto

(617) 353-4454


BrownMacroeconomics, Mathematical Econ, GrowthQ: 166-170

Department​

(401) 863-3836


Carnegie-Mellon 

Graduate Program

(412) 268-1319


Claremont Graduate UniversityBusiness/Financial, International, Political Economy

Q: 60th Percentile

GPA: 3.1

Paige Piontkowsky

(909) 607-3240


Colorado (Boulder)International Trade/Finance, Econometrics, Natural Resources/Environmental

Q: 91st Percentile
​V: 88th Percentile
GPA: 3.66

Patricia Holcomb

(303) 492-6396


CUNY 

Admissions​

(212) 817-8265

Duke

Most Fields

Q: 167-170

V: 155-165

GPA: 3.5+

Addie Stagg​

(919) 660-1884


EmoryEconometrics, Law and Econ, International

Q: 60%+

V: 50%+

Graduate Program

(404) 727-6364


FloridaInternational Trade, Public Finance, Industrial Organization

Q: 150-166

V: 145 - 165

GPA: 3.0+


Department​

(352) 392-0151


George MasonPublic Finance, Law and Econ, Industrial Organization

Q&V: 80-85%

GPA: 3.6

Mary Jackson

(703) 993-1135


GeorgetownInternational, Industrial Organization, Labor/Development

Q&A: 80th Percentile+

Graduate Program

(202) 687-5601


Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)Econometrics, Economic History, Public Finance

Tricia Willoughby​

(217) 333-7651


Indiana (Bloomington) 

Q: 160

V: 158

A: 3.8

GPA: 3.5

Todd B. Walker

(812) 856-2892


IowaEconometrics, Monetary Theory, LaborGPA: 3.0 min

David Frisvold​

(319) 335-0957


Iowa StateAgriculture, International Trade, Environment

Graduate Program

(515) 294-2702


Johns HopkinsMacro/monetary, Applied Micro, Economic TheoryQ: 162-170

Graduate Program

(410) 516-7601


Maryland (College Park) 

Q: 167

GPA: 3.0

Graduate Program

(301) 405-3544


Michigan State Q: 164

Graduate Program

(517) 355-7583


North Carolina (Chapel Hill)Econometrics and Financial Econometrics, Economic History, Health, Labor

Jonathan Hill​

(919) 966-5343


NC State

Econ: Econometrics, Trade, Applied Micro

Ag Econ: Environmental, Resource, Agriculture

GPA: 3.0 min

Robin Carpenter

(919) 515-4616


NYUMicro (Game) Theory, Macro (Monetary), Applied (Labor) EconomicsQ: 166


Ohio State (Columbus)Macro/Monetary Economics, Labor Economics, Econometrics

Hajime Miyazaki

(614) 292-7939


OregonMacro/Money, Applied Macro (Labor, IO), International

Q: 164

V: 156

A: 3.0

Jeremy Piger

(541) 346-6075


Penn State 

Q: 167

V: 155

A: 3.4

Marc Henry

(814) 865-0010


PittApplied Micro, Development Economics, Econometrics, International Economics, Macro/Micro, Experimental Economics, Game TheoryQ: 163-166

Graduate Program

(412) 648-1399


PurdueMicro Theory, International Trade, Experimental Economics

Graduate Program

(765) 494-4375


Rice 

Grad Program

(713) 348-4875


RutgersEconometrics, Industrial Organization, Macro, Economic HistoryQ: 162-166

Hilary Sigman

(48) 932-8667


SMUEconometrics, Micro Theory, Monetary Theory, International TradeMin. combined score of 310

Stephanie Hall

(214) 768-2694


SUNY BuffaloEconometrics, International Trade, Growth

Graduate Program

(716) 645-8670


SUNY Stony Brook GPA: 3.0

Steven Stern

​​​(631) 632-1328


SyracusePublic Finance, Labor, Urban

Stuart Rosenthal

(315) 443-3809


Texas (Austin) 
Texas A&MEconometrics, Game Theory, Public Finance, Labor, Industrial Organization

Q: 164

V: 156

A: 4.0


U of WashingtonMacro/International, Labor, Natural Resources

Q: 168

V: 156

A: 3.9

GPA: 3.77​

Graduate Program

(206) 685-1384


UC DavisEconomic History, International, Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics

Q: 158

V: 153

GPA: 3.25


UC Santa BarbaraEnvironmental/Natural Resources, Finances, Micro Theory

Q : 167

V: 159

A: 4

GPA: 3.77


UC IrvineUrban & Transportation, Applied Econometrics, International

Q: 165.4

V: 159.9

A: 4.1

John Sommerhauser​

(949) 824-4074


USCEconometrics, Game Theory, Finance

Q: 151

​​V: 150

Fatima Perez

(213) 740-8335


Vanderbilt 

Jennifer Reinganum

(615) 322-2937


VirginiaLabor, Public, IO, Theory, Applied MicroeconomicsQ: 165

Elysia Anderson​

(434) 924-3179


Virginia TechMicro Theory, Households & Development, Experimental Economics

Q: 155​​

GPA: 3.0

Will Bebout​

(314) 231-5689


Washington U (St. Louis) 

Marcus Berliant

(314) 935-5632


Washington State UniversityApplied Econometrics, Natural and Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics

Q: 157

GPA: 3.4




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