MA in Applied Economics atThe University of Illinois at Chicago College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Duration

10 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1982

Highlights

  • 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

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #285

      - QS 2022

    • #301-350

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #227

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #103

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 19,64,692
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 9,32,311
InsuranceINR 1,06,899
TransportationINR 25,891
Housing Application FeeINR 3,971
Housing Technology Access FeeINR 12,707
Graduate Student FeeINR 1,48,833
International Credential EvaluationINR 7,942
International Student FeeINR 20,649
TotalINR 12,59,203

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 79.42

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

No 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

TOEFL

Marks - 80/120

  • With subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Speaking 20, and Writing 21

PTE

Marks - 54/90

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

IELTS

Marks - 6.5/9

  • With subscores of 6.0 for all four subscores

GRE

No specific cutoff mentioned

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

LOR
  • Submit Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Letters should be on letterhead stationery from the recommender’s institution
  • Form and content are at the discretion of the recommender
  • Recommenders may be from either outside or inside academia but should have knowledge of the applicant’s potential for graduate study

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarships
Laurette Kirstein Scholarship for International Students- PG
Rs. 3,88,400
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Chicago Consular Corps Scholarship
Rs. 77,680
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more
International Student Ambassador Service Award
Rs. 38,840
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more

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