UW-Milwaukee Department of Economics Graduate Studies Application Information

The Graduate School at UWM is the primary contact for applying to the graduate programs at UWM. This page will direct you to the proper links for further information and the application procedure.

General information

The UWM Graduate School has several webpages that have information regarding graduate study at UWM for prospective students. From this page you can find general information about graduate programs at UWM as well as request information about graduate education. Note that specific information about fees, schedules, etc are found in the 'Next Steps' section of this webpage.


UWM has implemented an on-line application procedure for admission into graduate programs. By following the link, you will be directed to the Graduate School's website where you can fill out the application for graduate study.

Information for Foreign Students

Many of our students come from foreign countries which adds to the diversity and vitality of our graduate program. However, there are special considerations for foreign students applying for graduate work, primarily issues regarding immigration and English proficiency. The UWM Center for International Education has a webpage that contains information regarding these and other issues relevant to the application of international graduate students. Further information about immigration issues can be found at the webpage by the CIE.