Applying for the Master of Arts in Economics/Energy Economics/Finance Programs
Welcome to the application instructions for the New Economic School Master's programs.
Applicants to NES graduate programs must:
2. Arrange for the results of required standardized tests (see below) to be sent by testing agencies to the NES Admission Committee by July 20, 2017.
3. You will be notified of the Admissions Committee’s decision on your application by August 2. If you are accepted into the program, the committee will request that you send the original hard copies of certain documents to secure your enrollment. The committee will specify which documents are required, as they depend on your diploma. In most cases, this will be an apostilled or nostrified Bachelor's degree diploma, notarized diploma translation, Bachelor's degree transcript, and a copy of your passport. You are not required to send your original passport.
Please send all hard copies of documents to:
New Economic School
Official test scores must be received directly from testing agencies before admitted candidates can be enrollment. Applicants have the right to submit several test scores and count their best one.
Other exam results are automatically canceled if the applicant takes NES’s own entrance exams. Students must decide whether they want to take the NES entrance exam or submit the results of the GRE/GMAT/TOEFL/etc. by July 20, 2017.
Mathematics: GRE Subject Test in Mathematics
The GRE institution code for NES is 1928. GRE certificates are valid for 5 years. GRE scores are converted into NES test scores according to the following scale:
GMAT institution code for MAEE/MSEE is № 5K0-2X-41.
GRE test in math/GRE general/ GMAT (quantitative sections) scores are converted into NES test scores for applied programs according to the following scale:
Applicants who know Russian have the additional option of taking the NES math entrance exam in Moscow, Novosibirsk, or St. Petersburg on July 24 - 28, 2017. This exam is conducted as a Russian-language written in math Sample tests can be found here. The exam lasts 3 hours for MAE and 1.5 hours for applied programs. The maximum score for the exam is 12 points. Test results of 2 points or below are considered unsatisfactory for admission.
English: TOEFL/IELTS/CAE/CPA/BEC H
If your first language is not English or if the language of instruction of your previous degree is not English, we ask you to provide evidence of your command of English.
Applicants holding one of the following official certificates:
may count their results as a grade for the NES English exam according the following 5-10 point scale:
TOEFL IBT certificates with the results lower than 65 or IELTS certificates lower than 5.5 are considered unsatisfactory for admission. The NES institution code for the TOEFL is 0427. Those taking the IELTS must provide the testing agency with the aforementioned postal address when registering for the exam, and test results will be sent to NES automatically. Test results from the TOEFL or IELTS taken later than July 1, 2017 will not be accepted. TOEFL and IELTS results are valid for 2 years.
Sample tests and description of the format can be found here.
For information regarding the test dates and how to register, please visit:
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