Admission requirements

See the general requirements for admission to graduate programs at Boğaziçi University.

Minimum Requirements for Admission to MA in Economics:

a) A minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0 or 75/100 in a BA/BS program.

b) An ALES score of 80 (ALES is the Turkish acronym for the Selection Examination for Academic Personnel and Graduate Studies).

Instead of the ALES score the candidates can also present proof of GRE scores (taken within the last two years) that satisfy the following minimum requirements:
- Quantitative: 157 (740 for the old scoring system), 
- Analytical: 3, 
- Scores from quantitative and verbal sections should add up to a minimum of 288 (950 for the old scoring system).

c) Proof of English Proficiency:

TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
TOEFL (CBT) 213, TWE 4.5 or
TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5