2024 QuantNet Ranking of Best Financial Engineering Programs

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The 2024 QuantNet ranking of Financial Engineering, Quantitative Finance masters programs in the US provides detailed information on placement and admission statistics from top programs in the country, making it uniquely valuable to the quant finance community at large.

The 2024 QuantNet ranking is best positioned to help prospective applicants decide where to apply and enroll in these master quantitative programs.

2024 Rankings Methodology

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RankProgramTotal scorePeer scoreEmployment Rate at GraduationEmployment Rate 3-Months after GraduationEmployment Rate 3-Months after Graduation (US only)Average starting base salary plus sign-on bonus (US only)*TuitionCohort Size
1Baruch College, City University of New York
New York, NY
Financial Engineering
1004.3100%100%80%$220,500$42,395 (non-resident) $28,670 (resident)24 FT, 4 PT
2Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Master in Finance
974.0100%100%76%$240,611$125,720 (two-year program)37 FT
3Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA/New York, NY
Computational Finance
954.392%97%97%$160,336$97,06195 FT
4University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Financial Engineering
913.984%96%86%$173,758$80,48676 FT, 11 PT
5Columbia University
New York, NY
Financial Engineering
883.663%100%98%$154,175$88,632106 FT
6University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Financial Mathematics
853.690%98%81%$143,216$90,013127 FT, 6 PT
7Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
MEng, FE concentration
833.475%95%81%$144,433$97,80653 FT
7New York University
New York, NY
Mathematics in Finance
833.780%97%97%$142,252$75,00024 FT, 4 PT
9Columbia University
New York, NY
Mathematics of Finance
823.376%88%55%$123,894$94,850 (non-residents), $94,550 (residents)105 FT, 3 PT
9Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Master of Finance
823.182%98%53%$140,123$121,009127 FT
11NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Brooklyn, NY
Financial Engineering
773.171%91%78%$114,967$78,433146 FT, 1 PT
12Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Quantitative and Computational Finance
762.991%97%97%$131,490$60,228 (non-resident) $28,638 (resident)71 FT
12North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
Financial Mathematics
762.689%100%100%$116,882$63,023 (non-resident), $33,062 (resident)33 FT
12University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Financial Engineering
763.489%94%79%$125,727$89,53994 FT
15Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Financial Mathematics
662.461%100%78%$110,874$95,20349 FT
15University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Computational Finance & Risk Management
662.874%100%62%$105,261$47,57052 FT
17Rutgers University
Newark, NJ
Quantitative Finance
622.757%89%64%$106,520$76,224 (non-resident) $52,700 (resident)55 FT
18University of Illinois
Urbana, IL
Financial Engineering
582.754%92%92%106,150$78,837 (non-resident), $59,562 (resident)27 FT
19Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ
Financial Engineering
572.445%98%98%$114,483$54,33216 FT, 4 PT
20University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Financial Mathematics
552.282%91%91%$122,040$49,420 (non-resident), $39,480 (resident)18 FT, 1 PT
21Boston University
Boston, MA
Mathematical Finance
492.754%78%78%$109,098$97,226106 FT
21Fordham University
New York, NY
Quantitative Finance
492.235%65%50%$101,607$89,30923 FT
21University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA
Master in Finance
492.124%57%33%$81,935$76,128146 FT

*Percentage of graduates seeking employment who were employed in the US 3 months after graduation.

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