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Applicants must hold an accredited Bachelor's degree with a cumulative grade point average of at least B+ (3.30 or higher on a 4.00 scale). Admission is based on the academic record, two letters of recommendation, and the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test. Non-native English speakers are required to submit the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), unless they hold a degree from a US-accredited institution. The minimum TOEFL score for full admissions consideration is 100 on the Internet-based test (IBT), 250 on the computer-based test, or 600 on the paper-based test. The minimum IELTS score is 7.0. Applicants must complete Calculus I (MATH-221), Basic Statistics (STAT-202), Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON-300), and Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON-301), or their equivalents at other institutions, prior to enrollment in the program.