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Class Profile - MS in Finance


The Master of Science in Finance students come from a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and career goals. This interaction provides a wide range of perspectives, enhancing learning and enriching the quality of our program.

Testimonials

Peter Bellino

Peter Bellino, Class of ’15

Analyst
AlixaRx

“From this program, I take with me an expanded knowledge and renewed passion for finance, a network of friends and colleagues that traverses the globe, and the ability to better understand the impact that capital and investments have in economies around the world, all while staying engaged in the community in which I grew up in.”

Haoming Chen

Haoming Chen, Current Student

“UT Dallas is a wonderful place for me to explore my academic and career development because the school has provided students with various professional resources and career services. The M.S Finance program offers not only excellent financial courses but also a variety of mainstream data analytics courses which enhance my skillset to pursue my fintech career in the future. Because of growing opportunities, Dallas became the home of diverse talents from a variety of cultures across the entire world. Studying and living here enables me to have more opportunities to meet with industry professionals and learn from them.”

Student Profile

Demographic and Other Information
Class Statistics Percentage or Number
Program Size 232
Percent of International students in the MSF Program 66% from 17 different countries
Gender 67% male and 33% female
Average Age 26
Domestic minorities: Hispanic, African American 6% of the total program
Average GMAT/GRE 607/308
Average Work Experience* 1.5 years
Average undergraduate GPA 3.36
Average graduate GPA 3.46
Typical undergraduate degrees Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, Liberal Arts

* Work experience is not required for admission in the MS Finance program. Prior work experience is part of the application package and will enhance your earning potential when you graduate.

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