Fall 2018 Application Updates

Due to an error in the time zone setting the application incorrectly closed early for departments with a December 1st deadline. The issue has been resolved by Graduate Admissions. We apologize for the error and have decided to extend our deadline until Monday Dec 4th at 8:59 pm PST.
Application Available September 5, 2017
Deadline to submit Application December 4, 2017

The Department of Economics offers a Ph.D. degree.  There is no external, terminal program for the M.A. degree. 

The online application is available on the Graduate Division Home Page. This direct link to the Graduate Admissions Page has information on applying to Berkeley.

The Social Sciences Graduate Diversity Office provides helpful resources, links, and tools for successfully completing the graduate application.

***All applicants must apply online.

The online application and all supporting documents i.e., 3 letters of recommendation, official GRE Scores, and TOEFL or IELTS scores (if applicable) MUST be submitted via the online Graduate Admissions Application by Monday, December 4th, 2017 at 8:59pm (Pacific Time), and will not be accepted after the deadline.

Late and incomplete applications will not be considered after the December 4, 2017, 8:59pm (Pacific Time) deadline.

Due to the volume of applications we have received, we will not be able to verify we have received individual application materials until after January 15, 2018.  Thank you.

Registration Fees for 2017-2018
Cost of Attendance for 2017-2018