Program Costs

MA in Applied Economics

Estimated Program Costs

These estimated program costs include tuition and fees based on the 2022-2023 Graduate Tuition and Fee Schedule and do not include the cost of textbooks or student health insurance. Visit for more detailed information. Tuition and fees vary depending on the program track pursued and the number of credit hours taken each semester.

Full-Time Part-Time
Estimated Program Cost Per Credit Hour Estimated Program Cost Per Credit Hour
In-State $11,500 $383.33 $12,000 $400.00
Outside-of-NC $19,000 $633.33 $21,000 $700.00
Out-of-State $32,000 $1,066.67 $35,000 $1,166.67
Assumes 30 credit hours
of full-time study for 1 ½ years.
Assumes 30 credit hours
of part-time study for 2 ½ years.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The Department of Economics provides financial support to a small number of exceptionally well-qualified students in the MA in Applied Economics program through graduate assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships. Additionally, information on financial assistance is available through the Office of Financial Aid.

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If you still have questions regarding our MA in Applied Economics program please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.

Jennifer Kiger Chapman

Jennifer Kiger Chapman

Assistant Director Graduate Recruitment
Phone: 336-256-1432
Bryan 301K

Savannah Martin

Savannah Martin

Graduate Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301F

Dr. Dora Gicheva

Associate Professor
Bryan 459

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