Master of Arts in Applied Economics atWestern Michigan University , KalamazooDepartment of Economics


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The M.A. in Applied Economics is designed for those who expect to pursue a career in business or government and prefer a course of study leading to a terminal degree that emphasizes the applications of economics to the problems of these areas
  • Western Michigan University's Master of Arts in Applied Economics provides students with a strong foundation in the economic analysis combined with the ability to apply theory to contemporary problems
  • The Program is available in both options Thesis and Non-thesis


  • University Rankings
    • #1001-1200

      - QS 2023

    • #1201-1500

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #1327

      - US News & World Report 2023

    • #285

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 18,02,867
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 3,26,784
TransportationINR 1,36,519
International Student FeeINR 4,147
TotalINR 4,67,450

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.94


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 8ᵗʰ February 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must have passed High School


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must have completed a Bachelors degree
  • Intermediate level courses on microeconomics and macroeconomics
    • Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be admitted with conditions and be required to complete ECON 4030 (Intermediate Microeconomics) and ECON 4060 (Intermediate Macroeconomics) with a B or higher in each
  • At least one course in calculus. Students who do not meet this requirement will be admitted with conditions and must complete MATH 1220 (Calculus I) with a C or higher


Marks - 80/120


Marks - 54/90


Marks - 6.5/9

Conditional Offer


Conditional Admission is granted by the department to the student who meets some of the admission requirements of the University. Continued enrollment in courses at WMU is conditional upon the applicant completing academic course work at a performance level specified at the time the “Conditional Admission” status is granted

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Official transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency scores
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU 

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

USD 100 = INR 8.29 Thousand
Mode of payment: Credit card
  • Western Michigan University offers a payment plan option for each semester. The payment plan allows students to spread the balance due over a certain number of installments. A convenience fee of 2.85% or $3, whichever is larger, is assessed on each credit/debit card transaction
  • Fall and Spring semesters have a four (4) and a six (6) payment option. Both plans spread the payments out over the semester. Summer I and Summer II have only one payment plan, which allows students to pay each session in two payments
  • Students are required to enroll at least one day before the first payment is due
  • Plans are available approximately four to five weeks before a semester begins

Step 5: Application deadline

Spring (Jan 2021): Nov 15, 2020
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