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The Economic Analysis and Policy PhD: Admission

What Are We Looking For?

The PhD program in Economic Analysis and Policy is looking for accomplished graduate and undergraduate students with degrees in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics / Applied Mathematics or other quantitative fields. Successful applicants demonstrate their excellence through outstanding grades, top scores on standardized test, and quantitative research skills.

Applications for September 2019 are now open.

Who are we looking for?

Accomplished graduate students with a Masters Degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics / Applied Math or other quantitative fields.

Outstanding undergraduates: we also admit outstanding undergraduates directly into the PhD program with a strong background in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics / Applied Math or other quantitative fields.

Transfers from PhD programs in Economics: students who have done extremely well in their first or second year of their PhD program who are interested in transferring to the Rotman School.

Admission is highly competitive: we only admit two students each year. Successful applicants will demonstrate their excellence through outstanding undergraduate grades, top scores on GMAT/GRE standardized test, and the skills necessary to achieve excellence in economic research. Economic Analysis and Policy PhD students join a broader graduate-student community that includes PhD students in Economics and a current cohort of 70 Rotman PhD students in seven academic areas.

Find out more about Admission to the PhD Program

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