- 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
- Complete online application here;
- Send GRE or GMAT scores to the Graduate School (institution code: R-1459);
- Have all official transcripts sent to the Graduate School;
- 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;
- International Applicants only:
- Have official transcripts evaluated by an external agency such as WES
- 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
- International applicants should submit all application materials by late April to
be considered for admission.