Admissions Checklists

If you applied to the UC Berkeley Department of Economics within the last two years, please use the checklist for first-time applicants.  Be certain to include all institutions where you have completed academic work since your last application (if applicable).

First-Time Applicants

The following checklist contains the requirements from first-time applicants to the Department of Economics:

  1. Graduate Admissions Application (complete ALL parts online)
  2. All supporting documents, i.e., copies of unofficial transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose (no more than 3-pages double-spaced), personal history statement (no more than 3-pages double-spaced), GRE Scores, and TOEFL Scores (if applicable) MUST be submitted via the online Graduate Application.
  3. Nonrefundable application fee paid online

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Previous and Current UC Berkeley Graduate Students

The following checklist contains the requirements from applicants who are previous UC Berkeley Graduate Students seeking to gain readmission into the university, and change of major or current UC Berkeley Graduate Students who are seeking a change of major.

  1. Graduate Admissions Application (complete ALL parts online)
  2. All supporting documents, i.e., copies of offices transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, GRE Scores, and TOEFL Scores (if applicable) MUST be submitted via the online Graduate Application.
  3. Nonrefundable readmissions application fee is required for previous UC Berkeley students seeking readmission into the university.

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