Quant Finance Master’s Guide 2022

Quant Finance Master’s Guide 2022

Rankings are assigned to the top 25 universities.

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Rank
 
University/institution
 
Programme title
 
Class size
 
Acceptance rateiPercentage of applicants who receive offers
 
Students acceptingiPercentage of students who accept offers
 
Students/lecturersiAverage number of students per lecturer
 
Industry lecturers
 
Lecturers’ citations
 
Employment rate
 
Salary
 
Rank University/institution Programme title Class size Acceptance rate Students accepting Students / lecturers Industry lecturers Lecturers citations Employment rate Salary
1 Princeton University (Bendheim Center for Finance) Master in Finance 30 6% 78% 0.7 21% 61733 100% $124,450
2 Baruch College, City University of New York Master of Science in Financial Engineering 17 9% 86% 1.04 53% 8273 100% $126,983
3 University of California Berkeley (Haas School of Business) Master of Financial Engineering 81 15% 75% 1.86 19% 37025 98% $119,297
4 Paris-Sorbonne University/Ecole Polytechnique Master’s in Probability and Finance 58 16% 78% 1.32 19% 10077 81% $103,500
5 Imperial College London MSc in Mathematics and Finance 52 15% 59% 2.21 26% 4161 98% $117,000
6 North Carolina State University Master’s in Financial Mathematics 25 15% 66% 0.93 17% 31029 100% $109,286
7 Cornell University Master in Engineering with Financial Engineering Concentration 20 20% 16% 0.56 32% 22229 94% $99,117
8 Carnegie Mellon University Master of Science in Computational Finance 48 17% 57% 4.32 47% 12398 100% $108,334
9 University of California, Los Angeles (Anderson School of Management) Master of Financial Engineering 62 34% 39% 3.86 24% 33465 99% $100,477
10 Columbia University (Columbia Engineering) MS in Financial Engineering 133 12% 82% 2.29 66% 25405 95% $112,500
11 Johns Hopkins University Master’s in Financial Mathematics 83 38% 23% 1.69 7% 19894 54% $108,127
12 New York University (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences) MS in Mathematics in Finance 45 18% 45% 0.83 95% 8474 95% $100,000
13 ETH Zurich/University of Zurich Master of Science in Quantitative Finance 70 20% 59% 0.54 42% 34275 100% $109,661
14 Columbia University Master of Arts in Mathematics of Finance 46 19% 22% 1.67 83% 1012 97% $99,794
15 New York University (Tandon School of Engineering) MS in Financial Engineering 22 16% 55% 1.06 87% 10369 95% $90,111
16 Georgia Institute of Technology Master of Science in Quantitative and Computational Finance 62 30% 40% 5 30% 7559 100% $101,379
17 Fordham University (Gabelli School of Business) Master of Science in Quantitative Finance 33 74% 20% 1.18 56% 1654 85% $95,273
18 University of Toronto Master of Mathematical Finance 28 12% 56% 1.17 71% 1951 95% $85,000
19 University of Oxford MSc in Mathematical and Computational Finance 44 10% 61% 2.26 36% 14394 82% $78,773
20 Stony Brook University Quantitative Finance MS 45 73% 52% 2.58 20% 15367 85% $85,000
21 Paris-Diderot University M2 Random Modelling, Finance and Data Science 50 30% 63% 1.44 18% 14675 95% $68,000
22 University of Washington MS Computational Finance and Risk Management 36 31% 46% 3.83 58% 6671 88% $82,296
23 Boston University (Questrom School of Business) MS in Mathematical Finance & Financial Technology 49 44% 28% 6.06 29% 10974 88% $86,585
24 Rutgers University Master’s in Mathematical Finance 17 64% 63% 1.83 38% 2066 93% $80,079
25 Rutgers University Master’s in Financial Statistics and Risk Management 15 69% 25% 0.22 35% 16640 85% $71,842
n/a City, University of London (Bayes Business School) Financial Mathematics MSc; Mathematical Trading and Finance MSc; Quantitative Finance MSc 45 47% 26% 2.24 17% 4258 67% n/a
n/a City University of Hong Kong MSc Financial Engineering 59 26% 44% 2.65 18% 609 35% n/a
n/a Erasmus University Rotterdam Master’s in Quantitative Finance 140 64% 92% 14.4 0% 4137 98% $60,000
n/a Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Turin Master in Finance, Insurance and Risk Management 17 65% 36% 0.33 50% 5008 80% n/a
n/a Imperial College Business School MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering 80 n/a n/a 4.26 22% 15239 91% $42,019
n/a KU Leuven Master of Science in Actuarial and Financial Engineering 42 88% 80% 0.98 0% 7031 78% n/a
n/a King’s College London Financial Mathematics MSc 111 42% 30% 5.71 0% 4075 n/a n/a
n/a Lehigh University MS in Financial Engineering 16 67% 30% 1.86 0% 7555 42% n/a
n/a Monash University Master of Financial Mathematics 25 75% 12% 0.62 32% 6806 86% $65,000
n/a Technical University of Munich Master’s in Mathematical Finance and Actuarial Science 30 47% 64% 3.2 0% 9176 100% $59,536
n/a University of Chicago Master in Financial Mathematics 157 17% 59% 4.06 50% 0 96% $102,129
n/a Paris-Saclay University Master of Quantitative Finance 30 18% 66% 0.91 47% 3376 95% $56,000
n/a University College London Computational Finance MSc 59 13% 45% 2.21 36% 9487 82% $56,885
n/a University College London Financial Risk Management MSc 55 9% 28% 1.37 36% 9487 85% $49,909
n/a University of Amsterdam Master’s in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics 28 61% 68% 1.75 14% 6957 90% n/a
n/a University of Bologna Master in Quantitative Finance 40 26% 55% 1.08 22% 6271 91% $42,000
n/a University of Florence Finance and Risk Management 45 30% 61% 2.33 20% 1853 87% $33,000
n/a University of Minnesota Master of Financial Mathematics 21 87% 40% 2.33 80% 10 80% $75,000
n/a University of St Gallen Master’s in Quantitative Economics and Finance 30 68% 71% n/a n/a 0 90% n/a
n/a University of Technology Sydney Master of Quantitative Finance 23 53% 65% 6 0% 0 85% $66,500
n/a University of Waterloo Master of Quantitative Finance 24 23% 50% 1.06 0% 14552 84% $68,000
n/a University of York MSc in Mathematical Finance 35 92% 16% 2.3 0% 2841 70% n/a
n/a University of York MSc in Financial Engineering 28 68% 14% 1.5 0% 31135 n/a n/a
n/a WU: Vienna University of Economics and Business Master’s in Quantitative Finance 71 23% 46% 1.36 57% 9382 60% $63,168
n/a Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen Master of Science in Financial Engineering 111 17% 65% 3.5 15% 33447 94.3% $37,786

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