Admissions

APPLY TO GRADUATE STUDIES AT SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY - forms and requirements

Academic

Applicants will possess, at a minimum, a 4-year Bachelor’s degree, with a cumulative GPA equivalent to an average grade of at least “B”, including (normally):

  • At least one undergraduate course in Statistics at an intermediate level (preferably econometrics),
  • Intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics, and
  • Economic theory at an advanced (fourth-year) level

Language Requirements

Students whose native language is not English must submit a TOEFL or IELTS score.

  • A score of at least 90 on the internet-based (iBt) TOEFL with no band below 20, or
  • An IELTS score of at least 6.5 with no band below 6

is required. TOEFL/IELTS scores must be less than 2 years old.

Deadlines

The deadline for applicants requesting funding is February 1. The application deadline for this program is April 1.

Application Process

Applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Letter of Intent: Please expand on your areas of interest in a letter of intent, between 1-2 pages, that briefly states your specific interests, and how you expect the program to further your career goals
  • A sample of previous writing (10-15 pages in length)
  • Official transcripts for all universities and colleges attended
  • 3 letters of reference
  • An up-to-date CV