MS in Applied Economics Application Requirements


MS in Applied Economics Admissions

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


    • International Students: May 1
    • Domestic Students: July 15


    • International Students: December 1
    • Domestic Students: December 1


    The following 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.

    • Principles of Economics
    • Intermediate Microeconomics
    • Intermediate Macroeconomics
    • Statistics
    • Two courses in Calculus

    Admission Requirements

    The following application requirements are waived for Lehigh undergraduates:

    • GMAT/GRE Test
    • Application fee

    Note: Depending on the number of applicants and their qualifications, the competitiveness of admission may vary from year to year. Taking the GMAT may enhance the possibility of your admission. To qualify for the application fee waiver, please contact our office at before you apply.

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