Admissions Criteria and Process

Applying for admission to AEDE’s graduate programs requires completion of Ohio State’s Graduate and Professional Admissions online application, regardless of program.  When selecting a program, you will want to select APPECON-MO for the Master of Applied Economics.

application timeline

August 1st: Application Opens. December 15th: Application deadline to be considered for potential scholarships, review begins. January: Application decisions released on a rolling basis. June 11, 2020: Final application deadline.

document requirements

Supporting Documentation Includes : 1. Statement of Purpose* that explains why you want to be in the MAE Program. 2. Resume/CV.* 3. Three letters of recommendation*. The application will ask for contact information.  The Graduate and Professional Admissions Office will send them a notification for recommendation4. Transcripts which must be from all institutions where college credit was earned. 5. Standardized Tests for International Students: TOEFL. *Will be submitted as part of the online application.

admission criteria

AEDE does not impose additional requirements Graduate and Professional Admissions criteria, but recommends the following: 1. 3.1 Cumulative Undergraduate GPA on a 4.0 Scale, or equivalent. 2. TOEFL: Minimum of 79 on Internet-based test, minimum of 213 on the computer-based test and Minimum of 550 on paper-based test. 3. Recommended Undergraduate Coursework: Intermediate Microeconomics, Calculus and Statistics.

Questions?

Sarah Kreidinger 
Graduate Program Manager, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
kreidinger.1@osu.edu | (614) 292-6432

Graduate and Professional Admissions
gpadmissions@osu.edu | 614-292-9444

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