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Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) , PA,
The major in Economics exposes a student to the economist's way of thinking about social problems and behavior. The economics major at Temple University helps a student understand the economic aspect of current events and public policy and is good preparation for careers in law and business.

About

Students who wish to earn a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics at Temple University may do so in a combined +1 accelerated program. Students begin graduate study during their undergraduate program and are able to count some electives towards both degrees. This program is only open to students who will complete both degrees in a total of five years or less. See the Economics faculty advisor if you are considering this option.

Honors Society and Majors' Association

The student honorary fraternity is Omicron Delta Epsilon. Along with the more general student organization, The Economics Society, it provides opportunities for students to network with other students and with practicing economists in learning more about economics and finding internships and employment opportunities.

Internships

Students may participate in an Internship, gaining valuable work experience which can enhance their job market prospects upon graduation. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • GenEd Quantitative Literacy Course [GQ]
  • GenEd Breadth Course
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Statistical Business Analytics
  • Introduction to Econometrics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

National Students

  • Self-Report High School Transcript
  • Fee: $55 (Fee waivers are available for freshmen who qualify)
  • Essay
  • Extracurriculars

International Students

  • Temple's online application or online Common Application or Paper application to submit by mail
  • Official High School or University Transcripts with English Translations 
  • Standardized Tests (SAT, ACT, TOEFL iBT, IELTS or PTE)
  • Apply as an international student if you hold or will need to obtain a nonimmigrant visa, including a student (F-1) or an exchange visitor (J-1) visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28992 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14496 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28992 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14496 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    16080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8040 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 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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