M.Sc. On Campus


Auburn University

12 months
31956 USD/year
31956 USD/year
11796 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Economics at Auburn University offers graduate programs leading to a Ph.D. in Applied Economics (joint with Agricultural Economics and Forestry Economics) and Master of Science in Economics.


Concentration areas of the Economics faculty at Auburn University include applied microeconomics, health economics, industrial organization, international economics (trade and finance), labor economics, and macroeconomics. Students who have completed our programs have found a variety of opportunities that include tenure track assistant professor positions.

Comprehensive Examinations

Students must achieve satisfactory (MS level pass) on 3 comprehensive examinations in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. Only one retake is permitted on each exam. Please note that there is no thesis required.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Honors Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Honors Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Presidential Graduate Research Fellowships: January 15th
  • Teaching Assistantship: March 1st


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in economics or a related discipline is required. A minimum of 18 semester hours of economics and the completion of a calculus sequence are also needed.
  • Apply to the Auburn University Graduate School using the online application portal.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15978 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    31956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15978 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11796 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5898 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Auburn

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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