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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


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 10, 2022: 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.


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