MS Quantitative Economics

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, California, USA
MS Quantitative Economics
Duration12 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • This program draws heavily on advanced economic theory, programming and econometrics coursework, helping prepare students to think critically about real-world problems and use market data analysis to guide business decisions
  • It prepares students for careers working in big data environments and can find jobs in finance, banking, economic consulting as well as academia
  • Students will study courses like Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis, Microeconomic Analysis, Macroeconomic Analysis, Advanced Econometrics and Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1878606 INR
Hostel & Meals1117642 INR
Insurance94480 INR
Transportation96457 INR
University Union Fee56029 INR
Health Services Fee46581 INR
Commencement Fee6958 INR
International Fee65916 INR
Books and supplies132931 INR
Personal Expenses111178 INR
Total1728172 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association with a minimum GPA of 2.5, (based on a 4.0 U.S.A. scale) with particular emphasis placed on the last 90 quarter units (60-semester units)
  • The program is competitive and most successful applicants will have a GPA above 3.0
  • Applicants must have completed at least two college-level courses in calculus, two college-level courses in statistics
  • It is recommended that at least one college-level course in econometrics and one upper-level college course in microeconomics have been completed as well
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5

GRE: Accepted

GMAT: Accepted

Additional info

ELP waiver:

  • Undergraduate applicants may be eligible for a waiver if they have been educated at an institution whose language of instruction is English for a minimum of three years
  • An automatic waiver of TOEFL or IELTS will be given to graduate applicants who have earned an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
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