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Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Grand Rapids, MI, United States
By studying Economics at Calvin University, you'll not only gain methodological tools needed to perform complex analysis—you'll learn about pressing issues facing the world today, how they came about, and what can be done to effect real change and renewal.
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Overview

As you build your understanding of economics as a Economics graduate of Calvin University, you'll deepen your grasp of what makes our day-to-day lives work the way they do, from our unconscious habits to the biggest questions about the structure of society.

Key facts:

Move beyond dollars and cents or party politics—it's about what makes people act the way they do in the marketplace. Take a step back and examine the flow of goods and services, production and distribution of resources, and the role of government in economy. You'll uncover patterns and trends that will shed light on topics from urban growth and development to health care and world poverty.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    National: Aug 15

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economy
  • Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.83

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.83 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

To apply to Calvin, please submit the following:

  • Calvin University Application OR The Common Application
  • High school transcript – submitted by your guidance counselor through the application.
  • Official college/university transcripts – if you’ve done any college or university course work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Grand Rapids

  • 990 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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