All candidates for admission to the Master’s Degree in Systemic Risk program must first be nominated by a qualified institution. 

Admissions Requirements

  • Nomination and a letter of recommendation from the nominating institution.
  • Video interview
  • GRE or GMAT
  • Statement of interest
  • Undergraduate degree in economics, finance, statistics, or a related field

Cost Information

Following table provides an estimate of annual tuition and fees for the systemic risk program  2017-18 academic year and additional living expenses. The estimate is based on 2016-17 academic year and subject to adjustments. 

Single Student Budget 2017-18
Tuition $64,200
Program Fee $1,960
Total Tuition and Fees 
Room, Board and Personal Expenses* $21,976
Course Materials $1000
Health Insurance** $2,264
Total Estimated Living Expenses
Total Single Student Budget

* Estimated expenses assuming a modest lifestyle and shared housing.
** Yale University requires students to carry hospitalization insurance. The figure shown is the cost of Yale's insurance for a single student in 2015-16. Students with alternate hospitalization insurance may waive Yale Health coverage.

How to Apply

A nomination from a qualifying institution must be received before the applicant receives access to the application. Contact June Rhee at to learn more and begin the admissions process.