Accepting Graduate Applications for Fall 2024

The Economics department is accepting Masters and PhD applications for Fall 2024. We encourage all interested students to apply for the PhD program by Feb 1st for admissions and departmental full funding consideration. PhD applications completed by January 3 will receive consideration for other early UB-wide scholarships.

PhD applications submitted after February 1 will be considered for second round funding.

PhD Stipends for Fall 2024

The incoming PhD stipend will be at least $23,000 for our departmental funded students.

How to Apply

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Incoming Students: Apply to the University at Buffalo

Incoming freshman or undergraduate transfer applicants who are interested in pursuing economics study must first apply and be accepted to the University at Buffalo.

When applying, you should indicate your intended major on the application form. All relevant information, including admissions criteria, the online application, dates and deadlines, and standardized test score requirements, can be found by visiting UB Undergraduate Admissions.

Current Students: Request to Change your Major or Minor

Submit the CAS Major/Minor Change Request form to request one of the following changes to your academic plan:

  • Add a major, minor, or certificate in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Drop any major
  • Drop any minor

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact the Undergraduate Advisor at