Application Checklist

1. All applicants must apply online and pay the university application processing fee through The Ohio State University Office of Graduate Admissions.

2. All applicants must submit all required application materials by our published deadlines to be considered for admission with financial support:

Application Deadline for foreign Applicants—November 30th

Application Deadline for U.S. Applicants—November 30th

3. All applicants must submit the following supporting application materials through their online application portal:

  • One set of official transcripts per institution, to be scanned and uploaded online for OSU Graduate Admissions

  • Statement of purpose outlining your interest in economics, research and career goals

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume

  • Three (3) academic letters of recommendation *If submitted via postal mail, the letters must be received in a sealed envelope and written on original letterhead stationery. Online or hard copy recommendation letter submissions must be accompanied by the standard OSU Reference Form

  • Sample work such as research papers welcome, but not required

4. Use the following Test Score Reporting Codes for the GRE and TOEFL:

  • University Code – 1592
  • Department Code – None

5. All applicants should monitor their application status via their student center in the Grad Admission portal

6. QUESTIONS—All inquiries regarding graduate admissions should be directed to The Office of Graduate Studies<economics-ogs@asc.ohio-state.edu>.

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