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

  • Deadline One: Tuesday, Dec 1, 2020
  • Deadline Two: Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021
    • Apply by this date to receive a $300 discount
  • Deadline Three: Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021

You may submit your application any time before the final deadline listed above. We will accept applications until the program class is filled.

Admissions Decisions

We will notify you of an admissions decision within two weeks following the deadline for which you applied.

If you are admitted to the program, you must accept your admission and submit an enrollment deposit within two weeks of acceptance.

Program Fee

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


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

Students recommended by partner institutions may receive a $300 discount. 


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.