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Applied Economics

University of Illinois at Chicago

M.A. On Campus
24 months
7227 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Economics program is offered by University of Illinois at Chicago. 

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The Department of Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers courses and practical training leading to the Master of Arts in Applied Economics , the Master of Arts in Economics, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Economics. The department also participates with the MBA Program in offering the MBA/MA in Economics joint degree program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Mathematical Methods for Economics
  • Probability and Statistics for Econometrics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended in the last eight years must be submitted. 
  • An undergraduate degree in economics is not required. Prior academic work must include one semester of calculus and statistics. Applicants are encouraged to take at least one more semester of calculus and intermediate microeconomic theory.
  • Tests Required GRE
  • Letters of Recommendation Three letters are required.
  • Personal Statement and Resume/CV A personal statement and resume/CV are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7227 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

7,227 - 17,714 USD


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Applied Economics
University of Illinois at Chicago