Requirements for Admission to Graduate Studies for the Degree of Master of Science

All students must meet the Requirements for the Master's Degree (UVM Catalogue)

  • GPA = 3.00 or equivalent from bachelor's degree.
  • Completion of an acceptable Calculus course.
  • Completion of an acceptable Intermediate Microeconomics course.
  • Satisfactory scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE); official scores are required. Institution code for test scores for UVM is 3920.
  • Three letters of recommendation attesting to the candidate‚Äôs academic potential for graduate work and motivation for pursuing the M.S. in CDAE.
  • For international students whose native language is not English or who have not completed undergraduate degrees in English, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores or IELTS scores must be submitted.
  • Minimum acceptable TOEFL and IELTS scores for admission to the Graduate College at UVM:
  Internet Based (iBT)
TOEFL: Minimum to qualify for admission  90
TOEFL: Minimum to qualify for funding 100
IELTS:   Minimum to qualify for admission 6.5
IELTS:   Minimum to qualify for funding 7.0

Institution code for test scores for UVM is 3920.

NOTE: The application deadline for funding consideration is January 15. Rolling deadline for all others.

Applications received after January 15 of a given calendar year can be eligible for funding consideration in the fall of the following calendar year if desired.