Program Costs

MA in Applied Economics

Estimated Program Costs

These estimated program costs include tuition and fees based on the 2023-2024 Graduate Tuition and Fee Schedule and do not include the cost of housing, 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 $11,000.00 $366.67 $12,000.00 $400.00
Outside-of-NC $19,000.00 $633.33 $21,000.00 $700.00
Out-of-State $32,500.00 $1,083.33 $35,500.00 $1,183.33
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. There is no separate application for scholarships, and all applicants are considered. Applicants may indicate their interest in a graduate assistantship from within the online application. Additional 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 Chapman

Jennifer Kiger Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301K
[email protected]

Savannah Martin

Graduate Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301F
[email protected]

Dr. Dora Gicheva

Associate Professor
Bryan 459
[email protected]

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