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How to Apply to the USM Economics Program

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If you are a first-time (new) applicant to USM, please review the USM Economics Program requirements and then visit the USM Undergraduate Admissions Office Web site to review the USM admission deadlines and the required application materials that you will need to submit to USM Undergraduate Admissions Office in order to apply to the USM Economics Program.

Application to the USM Economics Program can be completed by mail or by using the online application form. USM is a member of the Common Application association and accepts this form as well as its own, giving equal consideration to both.

Current Students

If you are a current USM student and wish to change your major or declare the Economics major, please visit the USM Student Success Formbank to access the USM Change of Program (Major) form. Generally, the USM change/declaration of major process will involve meeting with your current USM Academic Advisor and obtaining her/his approval/signature on the relevant portion of your USM Change of Program (Major) form. You may also request a meeting with the Chairperson of the USM Economics Program to discuss program requirements and obtain approval/signature on the relevant area of your USM Change of Program (Major) form.

Former USM Students

The USM Undergraduate Admissions Office Web site contains detailed information for returning USM students regarding the student reactivation/readmission process. The USM Department of Economics welcomes applications from returning USM students and will be happy to assist you with the USM Admissions process.

Transfer Students

The USM Department of Economics welcomes students who intend to transfer to USM from another academic institution, as well as students who have earned an undergraduate degree at another academic institution. The USM Undergraduate Admissions Office is the first place to start the USM transfer process.

Out-of-State and International Students

The USM Department of Economics welcomes international applicants as well as students from other areas of the U.S. Please contact the USM UndergraduateAdmissions Office or the Office of International Programs for more information about the International Student Admissions process.

Adult Degree Completion Students

The USM Department of Economics welcomes adult students returning to college to complete their degree. Please contact the USM Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information about the Adult Degree Completion process.