36 months
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Economics from Louisiana State University is committed to excellence in teaching and research. Our faculty are frequent recipients of teaching awards, regular contributors to prestigious professional journals, and editors of professional journals.


At Economics from Louisiana State University we encourage our students to begin their research as soon as possible. Once our students finish their coursework, they immediately start research with their advisors. Many of them publish papers before they complete the PhD program, which helps them perform better in the job market. 

Students at Economics from Louisiana State University will:

  • gain analytic skills 
  • gain a breadth of economic understanding that prepares them for careers in academics, government, or business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Macroeconomics 
  • Econometric Methods 
  • Advanced Macroeconomics 
  • Applied Microeconomics 
  • Microeconometrics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
160 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA should be at least 3.0 (A=4.0)
  • GRE: Those who are accepted usually have a minimum GRE score of 300, and at least a score of 160 on the quantitative section.
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE: A minimum TOEFL score of 80 (internet-based exam) or 213 (computer- based exam); or a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS; or a minimum score of 59 on the PTE is required for international students.
  • References: Three letters of recommendation should be submitted. At least two letters should be from your professors.
  • Statement of Purpose: Two-page summary of your purpose for applying to the PhD program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12541 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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