All applications should be submitted online at http://admissions.fsu.edu/.
Requirements for Admissions
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent).
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, on all course-work beyond the semester in which you earn your 60th credit hour. Minimum graduate GPA of 3.4 for any prior graduate work attempted.
Minimum GRE score of at least 148 (Verbal) and 148 (Quantitative) under the current scoring scale OR a combined score of 1000 (V+Q) under the previous scoring scale. No other exam may substitute. Students must request that official scores be sent directly from ETS to the FSU Office of Admissions.
Minimum required course are: Principles of Microeconomics and Principles of Macroeconomics, one semester of calculus, and one semester of statistics. In addition, sufficient upper-level economics courses are required to demonstrate a thorough understanding of economics.
Highly recommended courses are: Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, and Econometrics.
For International Students: Minimum TOEFL score of 90 (internet-based test). Students must request that official scores be sent directly from ETS to the FSU Office of Admissions.
Statement of Purpose, Resume or Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of recommendation. These documents must be submitted as part of the online application.
Official transcripts from all previous institutions are to be sent directly to the FSU Office of Admissions.
NO paper documentation will be accepted nor forwarded to other FSU units by the Department. Your entire application to us is to be submitted online, and should include only the documents specified.
Although unofficial copies of transcripts and GRE/TOEFL scores may be submitted as part of the online application to expedite the review process, an official decision on admission cannot be made until after official GRE/TOEFL scores and official transcripts from all prior institutions are received and processed by the FSU Office of Graduate Admissions. Applicants are encouraged to submit these items as early as possible to ensure adequate processing time.
International students should also visit the FSU Center for Global Engagement for information on the visa process, Certificate of Financial Responsibility (CFR), and complete descriptions of important aspects of studying at FSU.