B.A. On Campus


Youngstown State University (YSU)

48 months
14249 USD/year
14249 USD/year
8249 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Economics from Youngstown State University (YSU) equals new opportunities for you in finance, business and government.


Economics from Youngstown State University (YSU) prepares you for a variety of opportunities in the world of economics. You'll learn how to analyze markets using microeconomic theory and gain an understanding of what determines unemployment and inflation by studying macroeconomic theory.

Graduates with Economics from Youngstown State University (YSU) will be able to:

  • discuss the characteristics of different market structures and how the structure of a market affects consumers. The student will also be able to explain the conditions that must be met for an economy to use its resources in the most efficient manner possible.
  • explain the major macroeconomic goals:  rapid economic growth, high employment, and stable prices and how the tools of monetary and fiscal policy can be used to achieve macroeconomic goals.
  • interpret descriptive statistics, the results of hypothesis tests, and regression estimates.
  • give a well-prepared presentation on an economic problem. By well-prepared, it is meant that the presentation clearly frames the topic of the presentation, discusses the relevant theory and evidence, correctly documents references, and proposes a conclusion consistent with the theory and evidence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business statistics 
  • Environmental policy
  • Tax policy
  • International trade
  • International financial markets
  • The banking system
  • Health care policy
  • Economic systems of other countries

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application form, please check the notes.
  • A nonrefundable $45 (US) application fee. 
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test to be considered for admission. 
  • Submit a high school transcript and American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores.  
  • Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 point scale, have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, or a combined SAT score of 920 or higher from the evidence-base writing and reading test, and the math test to be admitted unconditionally.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of passport page showing Photo, Name, Date of Birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents, e.g. bank statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8249 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 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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