How to Apply

Application & admission process

The Department of Economics is currently accepting applications for the M.S. program in Economics. The priority application deadline has been extended to September 25, 2019 for the 2020 Spring Semester, which begins on January 13, 2020. This is a full-time, in-residence program.

The application portal for the Ph.D. program in Economics (Fall 2020) will open September 30.  Ph.D. Application deadlines are as follows: 

December 1, 2019 for all International Applicants
January 15, 2020 for all Domestic Applicants

Please note we are not currently accepting applications for the M.A. and M.A.T. programs.

M.S. application deadline

The priority application deadline for all students applying to the M.S. program in Economics is September 25, 2019 for the Spring 2020 semester. Applicants will be notified of their admission status by early November 2019. Application materials received by the September 25 deadline will be given full consideration. Late applications may be acceptable. Please contact the director of the M.S. program, Professor Keli Xu, with questions.

We are extremely pleased to announce the following major tuition discounts to students admitted to the MS program beginning in Spring 2020:

Indiana Resident Tuition Discount:

• $2,000 first semester (Spring 2020)
• $1,000 second (Fall 2020)
• $1,000 third semester (Spring 2021)

Non-Resident Tuition Discount:

• $4,000 first semester (Spring 2020)
• $2,000 second (Fall 2020)
• $2,000 third semester (Spring 2021)