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In 2009, Stern launched its selective Business and Political Economy program (BPE). The program has a ~6% matriculation rate. More than 850 students applied to the BPE program for the Class of 2015, and approximately 100 were accepted to yield an ultimate class size of ~50 students. Yield rates are >75%, although Stern does not yet publish official statistics for the BPE program. BPE students study the same business core curriculum as traditional Stern undergrads, however, they have additional specialized tracks including cores in Liberal Arts, Politics, Social Impact and Economics. Students attend their first year at Stern in New York City, their second year at NYU London, and first semester junior year at one of Asia's rapidly developing economies (currently Shanghai) or in Washington, .  BPE students return to Stern NYU for the remaining year and a half. The Program's Director describes the BPE degree as "Stern and then some". Students graduate with a . in Business & Political Economy with the inaugural class of 2013.