Graduate School Application

Application Information

Applicants for admission to the Department of Graduate Studies pursuing a degree or certificate at the Ludwig von Mises Institute must submit the following:

  1. A completed application form below.
  2. An official transcript of all post-secondary academic work (to be sent directly from granting institution(s)).
  3. Upload the results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), any other standardized test results the applicant would like to be considered to the "Test Results" field. International students must upload the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to this field as well. If you are uploading multiple files / test results, please upload them as a zip file.
  4. Two letters of recommendation. Please use Recommendation Letter forms (to be sent directly from recommenders). 
  5. Include a personal essay not to exceed 500 words detailing why the applicant is interested in seeking a master’s degree or certificate in Austrian Economics from the Mises Institute and the uses to which the applicant intends to put the knowledge acquired. This should be copied into the "Personal Essay" field.
  6. A résumé listing prior work experience and all colleges and universities attended including dates and degrees earned. This should be uploaded to the "Résumé" field.
  7. A non-refundable application fee of $75.00 dollars ($95.00 for International Students). After submitting this form, you will be redirected to a payment form where you can pay this fee.

Unfortunately, certain states prohibit the offering of online classes to their residents absent additional licensure in their respective state.  As such, residents of the following states currently cannot be admitted to our graduate program and, thus, no applications will be accepted from residents of the following jurisdictions:  Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, and Wisconsin.  

Desired Start Date

There are no application deadlines so please indicate below, if accepted, the month and year you would like to begin the program (terms begin approximately every 60-90 days).

General Information
Mailing Address
International Students Only:
Emergency Contact Information
Desired Degree / Program of Study
References

Please list two references. Include the reference's name, title, address and telephone number.

Attachments
Please upload the results of any standardized test results (e.g., GRE, LSAT, GMAT, SAT) that the applicant would like to have considered. For international students, upload the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). If you wish to upload multiple files, please compress them into a zip archive and upload the zip file.
Files must be less than 50 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx odt.
Please include a personal essay not to exceed 500 words detailing why the applicant is interested in seeking a master’s degree or certificate in Austrian Economics from the Mises Institute and the uses to which the applicant intends to put the knowledge acquired.
Upload a resume listing prior work experience and all colleges and universities attended including dates and degrees earned.
Files must be less than 50 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx odt.

CERTIFICATION
By submitting this form, I certify that all statements in this application and all materials submitted pursuant to this application are complete and true and I understand that false statements or falsification of any materials submitted are grounds for immediate dismissal from the LVMI programs and forfeiture of any monies paid.

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