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 "2022 Cred" and "Non-degree Program" type 
  • Select the "Monetary Policy and International Finance” 


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

Application Deadlines

  Deadline Notification Deposit Due/Confirm Acceptance
Early Action Deadline December 1, 2021 December 8, 2021 December 15, 2021
Priority Deadline January 5, 2022 January 12, 2022 January 19, 2022
Last Chance Deadline February 2, 2022 February 6, 2022 February 13, 2022

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

The 2022 program fee is: $2300


The program offers some discounted program fees. See below for the eligibility and discounted fees: 

  • Applicants who apply by the Priority Deadline discounted program fee: $2000
  • Applicants from partner institutions discounted program fee: $2000
  • UChicago and PKU current degree student & non-degree alumni discounted program fee: $1500
  • UChicago and PKU degree alumni discounted program fee: $1000


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.