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Economics, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) New York City, NY, United States
Economics at Yeshiva University helps students develop the analytical tools to understand how modern economies allocate scarce resources to produce goods and services, and how economic performance is affected by policies, technology and institutions.
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Overview

The Economics major at Yeshiva University provides ideal training for anyone interested in law, business, finance or government, as well as for graduate studies in economics. It also provides students with a rigorous way of thinking about individual, business and household decision-making. For non-majors, the introductory sequence of microeconomics and macroeconomics is an essential component of a liberal arts education, and provides the background for our wide array of electives.

Program Student Learning Goals

  • Students will be able to apply analytical tools to understand how modern economies allocate scarce resources to produce goods and services 
  • Students will be able to obtain quantitative skills that will enable them to understand and work with data and mathematical models of markets and economic variables 
  • Students will be able to articulate a well-defined research question and conduct independent research using economic reasoning and data.  
  • Students will able to communicate economic ideas effectively in written and oral form.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Economics
  • Introductory Economics I: Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics, Money and Banking for Non-Majors

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    82

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B

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

Candidates are expected to meet the following criteria in order to apply:

  • High school GPA of 85 or above (or a strong B average)
  • SAT score of 1170 (out of 1600) or above or ACT composite score of 24 or above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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