Admission Requirements

  • A strong background in mathematics
    • Required: at one semester of calculus (not business calculus)
    • Strongly suggested: additional semesters of calculus and one semester of statistics
    • Helpful: matrix/linear algebra, differential equations
  • A background in economics
    • Best to have taken at least intermediate-level microeconomics and macroeconomics
  • Satisfactory performance on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
    • Note: optional for 2020-21, but still recommended
  • Satisfactory undergraduate grade point average.
  • For international students only: perform adequately on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

How To Apply

  1. Complete online application here;
  2. Send GRE or GMAT scores to the Graduate School (institution code: R-1459);
  3. Have all official transcripts sent to the Graduate School;
  4. Include 2 letters of recommendation with your online application. We recommend that these are from faculty who have taught you in economics or mathematics classes;
  5. International Applicants only:
    1. Have official transcripts evaluated by an external agency such as WES
    2. Send TOEFL scores to the Graduate School (use code #1459)

When To Apply

  • Applications are received and considered on a rolling basis. To be considered for funding, we suggest applying by March.
  • Prospective students should submit all application materials by late June to be considered for admission.
  • International applicants should submit all application materials by late April to be considered for admission.