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Admissions at a Glance

Fall semester: January 15
Spring semester: October 1 (September 15 for international students)
Entrance Requirements
Minimum Grade Point Average of 3.3 (4.0 scale) in all undergraduate coursework
Coursework in Intermediate Macroeconomics and Intermediate Microeconomics (or their equivalent), Statistics and Calculus at the bachelor's or master's level
Application Documents
Application form and fee
Statement of purpose
Official or unofficial transcripts
GRE score
TOEFL/IELTS score if non-native English speaker
Two letters of recommendation
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