C++ Programing for Financial Engineering Online Certificate. Approved for 15 CPE credit hours by GARP

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2016 Rankings of Best Financial Engineering Programs

The 2016 QuantNet ranking is the most comprehensive ranking to date of master programs in Financial Engineering (MFE), Mathematical Finance in North America.

With 30 programs selected for the 2016 rankings, QuantNet surveyed program administrators, hiring managers and quantitative finance professionals from financial institutions around the world for statistics reflecting student selectivity and graduate employment.

In addition, we rank the top 10 programs with the best employment outcomes and the 3 most improved programs.

DISCUSS - METHODOLOGY

RANK UNIVERSITY/PROGRAM TUITION
1
100
4.2
Carnegie Mellon University
Computational Finance
Pittsburgh, PA
$80,400
2
98
3.9
Baruch College, City University of New York
Financial Engineering
New York, NY
$35,040 (non-resident), $24,315 (resident)
2
98
4.1
Columbia University
Financial Engineering
New York, NY
$61,560
2
98
4.1
University of California, Berkeley
Financial Engineering
Berkeley, CA
$66,082
5
97
3.9
New York University
Mathematics in Finance
New York, NY
$58,000
5
97
3.6
Princeton University
Master in Finance
Princeton, NJ
$90,700
7
93
3.5
Columbia University
Mathematics of Finance
New York, NY
$60,332
8
87
3.4
Cornell University
MEng, FE concentration
Ithaca, NY
$74,000
9
85
3.8
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Master of Finance
Cambridge, MA
$75,850 (12 months), $100,350 (18 months)
9
85
3.5
University of Chicago
Financial Mathematics
Chicago, IL
$66,166 or $81,216 (with C++ course)
9
85
3.1
University of Toronto
Mathematical Finance
Toronto, Canada
CAD 43,000
12
83
2.9
Boston University
Mathematical Finance
Boston, MA
$71,133
12
83
3.2
University of California, Los Angeles
Financial Engineering
Los Angeles, CA
$58,986
14
81
2.6
University of Washington
Computational Finance & Risk Management
Seattle, WA
$37,800 - $48,600
14
81
2.7
University of Waterloo
Quantitative Finance
Waterloo, Canada
CDN 13,500
16
79
2.8
Georgia Institute of Technology
Quantitative and Computational Finance
Atlanta, GA
$56,067 (non-resident), $25,461 (resident)
16
79
2.7
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Financial Engineering
Brooklyn, NY
$54,818
18
77
2.6
Rutgers University
Mathematical Finance
New Brunswick, NJ
$54,000 (non-resident), $32,000 (resident)
18
77
2.5
Rutgers University
Quantitative Finance
Newark, NJ
$56,160 (non-resident), $37,218 (resident)
20
76
2.7
University of Illinois
Financial Engineering
Urbana, IL
$55,500 (non-resident), $27,750 (resident with scholarship)
21
75
2.3
Fordham University
Quantitative Finance
New York, NY
$50,875
22
73
2.7
University of Minnesota
Financial Mathematics
Minneapolis, MN
$36,800 (non-resident), $29,344 (resident)
23
70
2.7
Johns Hopkins University
Financial Mathematics
Baltimore, MD
$73,065
24
69
2.2
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Mathematical Finance
Charlotte, NC
$36,825 (non-resident), $18,394.50 (resident)
25
64
2.2
Claremont Graduate University
Financial Engineering
Claremont, CA
$71,720, $61,720 (with fellowship)
26
63
2.5
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics
Troy, NY
$48,100
27
61
2.4
North Carolina State University
Financial Mathematics
Raleigh, NC
$45,484 (non-resident), $24,335 (resident)
28
60
2.4
University of Southern California
Financial Engineering
Los Angeles, CA
$48,000
29
57
2.3
Illinois Institute of Technology
Mathematical Finance
Chicago, IL
$55,275
30
44
2.3
Stevens Institute of Technology
Financial Engineering
Hoboken, NJ
$42,825

TOP 10 MFE PROGRAMS WITH BEST EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES

RANK UNIVERSITY/PROGRAM
1
Princeton University
Master in Finance
Princeton, NJ
1
University of California, Berkeley
Financial Engineering
Berkeley, CA
3
Baruch College, City University of New York
Financial Engineering
New York, NY
3
Carnegie Mellon University
Computational Finance
Pittsburgh, PA
3
Columbia University
Financial Engineering
New York, NY
6
New York University
Mathematics in Finance
New York, NY
7
Columbia University
Mathematics of Finance
New York, NY
8
Boston University
Mathematical Finance
Boston, MA
9
Cornell University
MEng, FE concentration
Ithaca, NY
9
University of Toronto
Mathematical Finance
Toronto, Canada

MOST IMPROVED MFE PROGRAMS

UNIVERSITY/PROGRAM RANKING CHANGES
1
University of Washington
Computational Finance & Risk Management
Seattle, WA
+6
2
University of Chicago
Financial Mathematics
Chicago, IL
+5
3
University of Toronto
Mathematical Finance
Toronto, Canada
+3
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7/7/16
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