Ph.D. On Campus

Applied Economics

Auburn University

36 months
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The PhD in Applied Economics at Auburn University is offered jointly by the Department of Economics, the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. 


Students in the Applied Economics program from Auburn University must complete a minimum of 60 semester hours of course work at the 7000-level or above. Any course work outside of the Department of Economics must be approved by the director of graduate studies. 

Key Features 

  • As part of their 60 credit hours, students complete the required courses.
  • They must also pass comprehensive exams in three areas and complete course work in two advanced fields. Finally, students must write and successfully defend a dissertation.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Microeconomics 
  • Mathematical Economics  
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Econometrics 
  • Microeconometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official scores from the General Test of the GRE
  • Official transcripts from every undergraduate institution attended
  • Official TOEFL scores for international students
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Auburn

850 - 1300 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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