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University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Doctorate in Economics

7 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

The main focus area for this major is General Economics. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Economics is a major offered under the social sciences program of study at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the doctor’s degree program in economics, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Economics from Pitt Cost?

$24,468 Average Tuition and Fees

Pitt Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at Pitt was $1,630 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $947 per credit hour. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $23,530 $39,898
Fees $938 $938

Does Pitt Offer an Online Doctorate in Economics?

Online degrees for the Pitt economics doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Pitt Online Learning page.

Pitt Doctorate Student Diversity for Economics

7 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
57.1% Women
14.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 7 students received their doctor’s degree in economics. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 57.1% of the students who received their Doctorate in economics in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 32.8%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 14.3% of the economics doctor’s degrees at Pitt in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 11%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 1
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Doctorate in Economics Focus Areas at Pitt

Economics students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Economics 7

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to economics.

Related Major Annual Graduates
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Political Science & Government 2
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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