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Entrance Exams

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Code and name of the program Examination priority Entrance examination Entrance examination format (applicants have a right to choose one of the following)
38.04.01 Economics

38.04.02 Management

38.04.04 Public Administration and Municipal Management

38.04.05 Business Informatics

38.04.08 Finance and Lending

38.04.09 Public Audit

38.04.03 Personnel Management

43.04.02 Tourism
1






2
Economic Theory






Foreign Language *
Written examination (computer test)

GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)***



GRE (Graduate Record Examinations)***

Written examination (computer test) International certificate **
39.04.01 Sociology 1


2
General Sociology


Foreign Language *
Written examination (computer test)


Written examination (computer test)

International certificate **
40.04.01 Law 1


2
Theory of State and Law


Interdisciplinary examination in the field of major (40.04.01 Law)
Written examination (computer test)


Written examination (computer test)
41.04.04 Political Science 1


2
Theoretical Basis of Politics


Foreign Language *
Written examination (computer test)


Written examination (computer test)

International certificate **
01.04.02 Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

09.04.03 Applied Computer Science

10.04.01 Information Security
1








2
Mathematics and Computer Science








Foreign Language *
Written examination (computer test)

GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)***

GRE (Graduate Record Examinations)***



Written examination (computer test)

International certificate **

Language of the entrance examinations is Russian​.

Entrance examinations organized by the Financial University can be conducted using distance learning technologies if fee-paying applicants apply to become enrolled and conclude educational services agreements and submit their ID documents. Such entrance examinations are organized and conducted in line with the University by-laws.

Note:

* Entrance examinations in English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese are taken. Entrance examinations in foreign language can be replaced by entrance examinations in Russian language as a foreign language if tuition fee-paying foreign nationals or stateless persons who concluded relevant fee-payment agreements apply to be enrolled to master programs.      

​** Financial University entrance examinations and international certificates (valid certificates issued not earlier than 2019 (IELTS, TOEFL) and not earlier than 2017 (other certificates) are accepted):  

English language certificates

Certificate

Grade in the international certificate

Grade in the entrance examination

GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) ​(Verbal section)

41-51

100

36-40

90

​27-35

​80

GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) 
GRE General Test (Verbal Reasoning)

162-170

100

159-161

90

​​155-158

​80

Cambridge English Proficiency Exam ​ ​

A 220-230

100

B 210-220

90

C 200-210

80

CAE (Certificate in Advanced English)

-

100

ВЕС Vantage (Business English Certificate Vantage)

-

90

ВЕС Higher (Business English Certificate Higher) B2

-

90

ВЕС Higher (Business English Certificate Higher)

-

100

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic ​ ​

7-9

100

6-6.5

90

4.5-5.5

70

TOEFL IВТ (Internet Based) ​ ​

100-120

100

80-99

90

60-79

70

TOEFL PBT (Paper Based) ​ ​

600-677

100​

500-599

90

400-499​

70

​LCCI Level 2 pass (Reading&Writing + Speaking and/or Listening) B1/B2

​-

​70

​LCCI Level 2 merit (Reading&Writing + Speaking and/or Listening) B2

​-

80​

​LCCI Level 2 distinction (Reading&Writing + Speaking and/or Listening) B2/C1

​-

90​

​LCCI Level 3 pass (Reading&Writing + Speaking and/or Listening) B2/C1

-

100​

​LCCI Level 3 merit / distinction (Readin​g&Writing + Speaking and/or Listening) C1

​-

100​

German language certificate 

Certificate

Grade in the entrance examination

В2 (Zertifikat Deutsch В2) Ausreichend

60

В2 (Zertifikat Deutsch B2) gut

70

B2 (Zertifikat Deutsch B2) sehr gut

80

C1 (Goethe-Zertifikat С1 ) Ausreichend

90

C1(Goethe-Zertifikat C1 ) gut / sehr gut

100​

ZOP (Zentrale Oberstufenprufung) Ausreichend

90

ZOP (Zentrale Oberstufenprufung) gut / sehr gut

100

Test DaF (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache) Ausreichend

80

Test DaF (Test Deutsch aIs Fremdsprache) gut / sehr gut

100

ZDfB (Zertifikat Deutsch fur Beruf) Ausreichend

80

ZDfB (Zertifikat Deutsch fur Beruf) gut / sehr gut

100

PWD (Prufung Wirtschaftsdeutsch) Ausreichend

80

PWD (Prufung Wirtschaftsdeutsch) gut / sehr gut

100

French language certificate

Certificate

Grade in the international certificate

Grade in the entrance examination

DELF В2 (Diplôme d'études en langue française) ​ ​

85-100

80

68-84

70

51-67

60

DALF C1 (Diplôme approfondi en langue française) ​ ​

85-100

100

68-84

90

51-67

80

Spanish language

Certificate

Grade in the entrance examination

Diploma de Español. Nivel B2

80

Diploma de Español. Nivel C1

100

Chinese language

​​Certificate

​ Grade in the entrance examination

​HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) 6

​100

​​HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) 5

​90

​​HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) 4

​80

 

​*** Financial University entrance examinations and GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) and GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) international certificates (results obtained in GMAT and GRE ​not earlier than 2017​ are accepted):

 

​​Financial University entrance examination

Certificate

Grade in the international certificate

Grade in the entrance examination

​Economic Theory
Mathematics and Computer Science

GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)
(Quantitative section)

48-51​

100

44-47

90

​40-43​​

​80​

​ Economic Theory
Mathematics and Computer Science

GRE (Graduate Record Examinations)

GRE General Test (Quantitative Reasoning)​

165-170

100​

161-164

90​

​15​​7-160

​80​​​

​ Economic Theory
Mathematics and Computer Science

​GRE (Graduate Record Examinations)
Mathematics Subject Test

860-990

100​

​839-859

​90​​​

​800-838​

​80​​