Programs Degrees Major Codes Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral PhD ECON Fall* January 9, 2024
Master’s** MS** ECON Fall* January 9, 2024
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 12, 2023 (Recommended)
Director of Graduate Admissions Brian McManus (
Graduate Coordinator Jonathan Cook (
Address Department of Economics
CB# 3305, 107 Gardner Hall
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone Please email
Test Requirements
GRE (general) score within last 5 years
Letters of Recommendation 3
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.

  1. Resume

Please see the Economics website for the following forms:

  1. Statement of Purpose
  2. Abstract of Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, and Other Relevant Courses

*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with the director of graduate studies is admission for other semesters considered.

**Only applications from UNC graduate students currently enrolled in another primary degree program will be considered. The Master’s program does not consider candidates outside of these circumstances.