The Department of Economics at Texas A&M University has a long tradition of excellence in both teaching and research. The department is currently ranked 21st among public universities on the 2013 US News rankings (The Department has operated a Master of Science degree program since 1931, and has a long-standing, highly regarded Ph.D. program.
Specializations- behavioral and experimental economics, econometrics, economic theory, industrial organization, international economics, labor economics, monetary and financial economics, public economics.
Houses the highly regarded Texas A&M Economic Research Laboratory, a human-subject laboratory for experiments in economic markets and decision making.
The course structure for the program includes a set of core courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and business finance, and required courses in behavioral, international, advanced econometrics, and institutions, and a capstone course that provides students with experience in carrying out an applied research project. Students are encouraged to do an internship in their first year.
Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100.
After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department.
Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.
Students at Texas A&M University received approximately $533 million in financial assistance through scholarships, grants, loans, waivers, work-study, and on-campus student employment. Approximately 71% of students received some form of financial assistance. All forms of assistance continue to grow as well as the number of students receiving aid.