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  • M.S. in Applied Econometrics and Data Analytics
  • M.S. in Applied Economics and Policy Analysis
    • Submitted applications require the payment of the application fee. This fee cannot be waived nor rolled into tuition, and is due at the time of the application submission.
    • Only submitted and completed applications will be reviewed for admission and for eligible graduate assistantships.
  • Priority deadline for application submission for fall semesters is February 1 each year. All applications are reviewed for funding opportunities in the form of Graduate Assistantships (GA). Priority review for GA and admission will go to those completed applications submitted by the priority deadline each year, February 1. The absolute last date to submit a Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics M.S. admission application for any fall term admission is May 15, for both domestic and international students.
  • Unofficial transcripts in English submitted through the Graduate College online application, in PDF format. Official transcripts will be requested if we offer admission recommendation.
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted through the Graduate College online application.
    • Submit only three letters of recommendation. Do not request/submit additional letters — only the first three will be used if more are submitted.
    • Letter writers should be faculty members for at least two of the letters. The third can be from a supervisor at a recent employer if you cannot obtain a third faculty member.
  • Statement of purpose/personal statement-submitted through Graduate College online application.
    • ​There are no specific questions for this document. It is left open to allow the applicant to provide relevant information as they see necessary.
  • 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA on a 4.0 scale or 3.0 GPA within a minimum of 12 units of graduate level coursework.
  • Effective Fall 2023, GRE completion and score submission is optional.  For those that complete GRE, official GRE score goal: 70th percentile or better in the quantitative portion is recommended. The institution code is 4832 for the University of Arizona and 0101 for the department. Submit officially from ETS. In the online application, you may enter your scores, but official scores must be submitted by ETS to the University of Arizona, for those that complete GRE and submit it for review within GradApp. See the percentiles and related scores from the ETS website.
  • See the Graduate College's acceptable English proficiency credentials here.
  • International students (of non-English speaking countries):
    • Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based) Score: 550
    • Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based) Score: 80
    • Minimum IELTS (overall band score): 7
    • For official TOEFL Scores: One of the options for students from countries where the native language is not English. The institution code is 4832 for the University of Arizona and 99 for the Department. Submitted officially.

Are You a Current Student? Connect with an Advisor.

Danielle Buhrow, undergraduate senior academic advisor and graduate program coordinator for the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, is here to help! Schedule an appointment in eSMS or send an email with your questions.