MS in Applied Economics Application Requirements

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MS in Applied Economics Admissions Timeline

A complete application must be received by Graduate Programs Office by the listed deadlines in order to be considered for the current entering class. Deadlines that fall on a weekend or holiday are extended to the next business day.


Application Deadlines


    • December 1*

    *International applicants currently residing in their home country and requiring a new visa should submit a complete application no later than 11/15 to allow for visa processing. International applicants already in the US on an F1 visa can submit a complete application by the 12/1 deadline for consideration for the Spring term.


    • Early Decision: December 1
    • Round 2: February 1
    • Final: June 1



    The following 6 prerequisites are required for admission into Lehigh's MS in Applied Economics program. These courses may be taken in a student’s undergraduate career or at another institution prior to matriculation into the program.

    1. Principles of Economics
    2. Intermediate Microeconomics
    3. Intermediate Macroeconomics
    4. Statistics
    5. Two courses in Calculus


    Admission Requirements


    Enrollment Deposit

    All degree and non-degree students must submit a tuition enrollment deposit when accepting the offer of admission to secure a place in the class (Domestic students-$500/International students-$1,000). The deposit will be applied to tuition. A student who does not matriculate forfeits the deposit.

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