To enroll in this program, you must be at least 18 years old and have finished at least one year of full-time study in an undergraduate institution one month prior to the start of the program.

This program welcomes undergraduate and graduate students, recent graduates, and working professionals. This program is open to domestic and international applicants.

There are no prerequisites as this program is appropriate for individuals from all academic and professional backgrounds. This program offers value to learners at beginner and intermediate levels.

All applicants are required to complete an online application. 

How to Apply

Application Materials

  • Complete the online application
  • Motivation statement in English (limit to 300 words)
  • Resume (1-2 pages)
  • Academic transcripts

Starting your online application

Start your application then follow these steps:

  • Select the "Non-degree Program" type 
  • Select the "Monetary Policy and International Finance” program


Transcripts detail the courses, dates, grades, and grading scales for each year of postsecondary (college or university) education as well as degrees awarded. Unofficial transcripts are accepted. You may upload a PDF copy.

English Language Requirement

International applicants whose native language is not English are required to pass the English language requirement. Working professionals are able to submit the CET-6 test as an alternative option.

Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. We accept applications until the program class is full or February 2, 2021. We encourage you to submit your application early. 

Admissions Decisions

We will notify you of an admission decision within one week following the date you submitted your application.

If you are admitted to the program, you must accept your admission and submit an enrollment deposit within approximately one week of acceptance. Dates and details will be included in the admission letter. 

Program Fee

  • Standard program fee: $2300
    • Early bird & partner discount: $300
  • UChicago and PKU alumni program fee: $1000 (with limited availability) 


Apply by Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021 to receive a $300 discount.

Discounts are also available for:

  • UChicago and PKU alumni
  • UChicago students and staff
  • Applicants recommended by partner institutions


There is no scholarship available for the program.


Admitted students must submit a non-refundable $500 enrollment deposit to confirm their seat in the program. The remaining balance is due at the beginning of the program. Admitted students will receive details on the payment process.