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Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students planning to pursue a graduate degree in economics should plan a program of study, in consultation with a departmental advisor, which includes course work in economic theory and additional course work in mathematics and statistics.

Students are responsible for completing the prerequisites for all economics courses and for fulfilling the general education requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Students may not count ECON-E 309 for credit toward the economics major. Students interested in majoring in economics should consult with a member of the economics faculty for additional information.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • ECON-E 103 (3 cr.)
  • ECON-E 104 (3 cr.)
  • ECON-E 270 (3 cr.)
  • ECON-E 321 (3 cr.)
  • BUS-G 300 (3 cr.)
  • ECON-E 322 (3 cr.)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

All students who are interested in IU need to be aware of the high school prerequisites before applying to IU. Applicants should complete at least 34 credits (or semesters) of college-preparatory courses, advanced placement courses, and/or college courses in high school. We focus mainly on the academic performance and preparation of the applicant throughout high school.

Additional Factors

  • Class rank
  • Academic program
  • Grade trends
  • Personal statements
  • Essays
  • Letters of recommendation

Standardized Tests

  • SAT or ACT are required.
  • There is no minimum score for admission to IU.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    614 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 614 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    614 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 614 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    220 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 220 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Gary

  • 956 - 1550 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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