Welcome to UPSE


Dates to Remember: Graduate Program for AY 2018-19

  • Application Period: EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 15, 2018 —->


  • Entrance examination for shortlisted applicants: 5 May 2018
  • Interviews of short-listed applicants: 7 and 8 May 2018
  • Notices to admitted applicants sent out: 21 May 2018
  • Refresher course for incoming students: 9 June to 28 July 2018 (8 Saturdays)



The UP School of Economics offers courses leading to the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy (Economics), Master of Arts (Economics), and Master in Development Economics (MDE). These programs are designed to provide future economists in government, industry, non-governmental and international organizations with rigorous training in the methods and applications of economic analysis.

1. An application fee of PhP 700 (US $40 for foreign applicants) is required for processing of the application. You may deposit your payment to:

Bank of Philippine Islands (Loyola Branch)
Current Account # 3081-0755-13
Account Name: UPSE Fellowships
Bank Routing Code: BOPIPHMM (Swift Code)

2. Upon payment, please do one of the following:

a) attach the scanned deposit slip (with your name on it) to your online application (you will be asked to do so when you fill out the online form)
b) send us an email attachment a copy of the deposit slip to graduate@econ.upd.edu.ph
c) send your deposit slip by fax to (632) 920-5460 or (632) 920-5463

Only applications with confirmed payments will be considered. You may check with the graduate office if payment was received.