The Department offers a Ph.D. in Economics. In addition, currently enrolled Ph.D. students at Stanford may elect to add a Masters degree, or explore joint degree offerings with other programs at Stanford including the Law School and Public Policy.
Thank you for your interest in applying to the Department of Economics graduate program.
The application for the 2017-18 academic year has now closed. The application for the 2018-2019 year will open in early fall of 2017.
The Department of Economics is committed to working with students to provide financial aid that will cover the cost of attendance, including tuition and expenses from a variety of sources. Financial packages can include support from fellowships, grants, assistantships and hourly employment.
Each year, our graduate students are placed in top teaching, research, private enterprise and civil service positions in the US and around the world.
2016-17 job market candidate listing will be available October 2016.
Location for the Economics Graduate Student Handbook and frequently used forms.