Ohio University

MFE Graduate Admissions

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Application Deadlines

The application deadline for fall entry is March 15 for both domestic and international applicants. The deadline for spring entry is Nov. 1 for international applicants and Dec. 21 for domestic applicants.

Admissions Requirements

  • U.S. bachelor's equivalent degree from an accredited degree granting institution.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0. The equivalent of a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a scale of 4.0 is required.
  • English Proficiency. Requirement on English proficiency for international students: TOEFL 550 (or 80 on the iBT, or 6.5 or greater across on all bands of the IELTS).
  • A completed online application for admission: Official copies of all transcripts and graduation diploma and bachelor?s degree certificate are required in English (and Mandarin for XJTU and SDUFE 1+1 programs and Vietnamese for NEU 1+1). These documents should be issued by the degree granting university.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • International Students: For the Graduate College to issue the certificate of eligibility, a completed financial support form, sponsor letters as applicable, and bank statements will be required. Information about these requirements can be found on the graduate international student expenses page.
  • Personal Statement: State your education background, career objectives, and why you have chosen to pursue a master's degree in financial economics.
  • Resume

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All graduate applications must be submitted electronically through the Graduate College.