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Economics, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) Williamsburg, VA, United States
Economics is a popular undergraduate major at College of William & Mary. Each year, about 400 students at W&M are economics majors. All majors work closely with a faculty advisor, who helps them plan their degree. 
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Overview

Many take advantage of programs such as the Honors program or independent study that extend their experience outside of the classroom.

We offer a bachelor degree in Economics at the College of William & Mary. The major requirements include a relatively small number of core courses. You will complete your degree by choosing from our large and diverse set of elective courses. 

Learning Outcomes

There are many ways to focus your economics major, but all of our graduates:

  • Are well versed in fundamental economic theory:
  • Understand economic models: their creation, modification, strengths and weaknesses
  • Have experience in collecting and analyzing data used in testing and calibrating economic models
  • Appreciate economic institutions' roles in society, politics, and history;
  • Can effectively communicate economic information through writing and verbal presentation.
  • Are encouraged to participate in research.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • American Economic History
  • Global Economic History 
  • Experimental Economics 
  • Topics in Economics 
  • Research Methods in Experimental Economics
  • Advanced Macroeconomic 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A submitted application through The Common Application or The Coalition Application
  • The Secondary School Report form complete with a high school transcript and counselor letter of recommendation
  • The Midyear School Report form, should be submitted to the admission office with an updated transcript as soon as first semester grades are available.
  • $75 application fee payment, or a fee waiver request

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    17434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17434 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Williamsburg

  • 1306 - 2140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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