MA in Applied Economics

The University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, USA
MA in Applied Economics
Duration10 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • The MA in Applied Economics program at UIC is designed for students who desire an MA degree in economics as either a stepping stone to a Ph.D. program or a career that requires preparation but have not extensively studied economics in an undergraduate program
  • This accelerated program can be condensed into three semesters, including summer, so that students can complete the entire program in ten months
  • The program consists of two courses taken during July and early August followed by four courses in each of the fall and spring semesters for a total of 10 courses and 40 credit hours
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1811811 INR
Hostel & Meals859764 INR
Insurance98581 INR
Transportation23876 INR
Housing Application Fee3662 INR
Housing Technology Access Fee11718 INR
Graduate Student Fee137252 INR
International Credential Evaluation7324 INR
International Student Fee19042 INR
Total1161219 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • An undergraduate degree in economics is not required
  • Prior academic work must include one semester of calculus and statistics. Applicants are strongly encouraged to have an introductory microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, and intermediate microeconomic theory as well if possible, but an undergraduate degree or concentration in economics is not necessary for admission
  • Applicants must have at least 3.00/4.00 for the final 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate study
ExamsTOEFL: 80
  • With subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Speaking 20, and Writing 21

IELTS: 6.5
  • With subscores of 6.0 for all four subscores

PTE: 54
  • With subscores of Reading 51, Listening 47, Speaking 53, and Writing 56

GRE: Accepted

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