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Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, TX,
The basic challenge of economics involves satisfying human wants with limited resources. This central economic concept becomes increasingly complex when factoring in a specific society’s values, objectives, and institutions.

About

Marymount’s Economics program takes students beyond the study of economics alone. It integrates the related fields of politics and sociology. This unique interdisciplinary approach equips students to more comprehensively analyze the broad range of human concerns present in the global context.

Marymount’s location in the metropolitan Washington, DC, area provides the perfect setting for real-time analysis and experience via site visits, internship opportunities, and guest speakers from think tanks and government agencies. In addition, small class sizes allow extensive individual interaction with professors.

The program seeks to prepare graduates to understand economic analysis and use its concepts to provide insight into a wide range of human concerns communicate economic information and concepts effectively in both written and oral forms of communication work effectively as an entry-level research or policy analyst and develop opportunities and techniques for lifelong professional development.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission for national students, but it is advised that they apply before the 1st of March.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Principles of Microeconomics 
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • Managerial Economics 
  • Contemporary Issues in Economics 
  • International Economics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.6

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.6 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

  • Completed Application with the $40 application fee. 
  • Certified official, original transcripts showing all courses and grades for each year of high school. Transcripts not in English must be sent in the native language with a certified English translation.
  • If applicable, include official results and certificates of completion from national secondary school examinations such as GCSE/GCE, CBSE, CXC/CSEC and WAEC.
  • Letter of Recommendation from your school principal, teacher, or academic adviser. This letter must be written in or translated to English.
  • Students who have a high school GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale do not need to submit their SAT or ACT scores for admissions consideration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Arlington

  • 983 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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