Food and Business Economics, M.Sc. | Rutgers University | New Brunswick, United States
12 months
30912 USD/year
30912 USD/year
18180 USD/year
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The Food and Business Economics program of Rutgers University resides in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics (DAFRE) in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS).


The objective of the Food and Business Economics program of Rutgers University is to develop the ability of students to apply economic theory and high levels of quantitative and analytical skills to significant problems facing society in the areas of: economics of biotech/pharmaceutical sectors, production and marketing of agricultural and food products, land/environmental policy and management, and international development.

Program Advantages

  • Small class size, world class research, practical solutions!
  • Graduates are well-prepared for higher studies as well as for the real world.
  • This program enables highly motivated students to become better qualified for the real world.
  • Because of their high levels of quantitative and analytical skills, the longevity of our graduates in the private sector is higher than the graduates of some comparable fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research Methods in Applied Economics
  • Microeconomic Theory Applications
  • Econometrics
  • Applied Econometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA or better is required at the time of application
  • All students entering the program are expected to have had courses in intermediate micro economic theory, statistics, and calculus. Students without the necessary background may be admitted provisionally; however, they are required to take courses to make up any deficiencies in these areas. Courses taken to rectify background deficiencies cannot be used as credit towards satisfying degree requirements.
  • Non-native speakers are required to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
  • Factors used in evaluating applicants are: : undergraduate GPA; grades in economics, business, mathematics, and statistics courses; TOEFL scores (if applicable), letters of recommendation, and the personal statement. We do not require GRE.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15456 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    30912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15456 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9090 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 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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