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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.


Haoming Chen

Haoming Chen, Current Student

“The MS in 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 165
Percent of International students in the MSF Program 62% from 15 different countries
Gender 64% male and 36% female
Average Age 26
Domestic minorities: Hispanic, African American 7% of the total program
Average GMAT/GRE 585/308
Average Work Experience* 1.5 years
Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average graduate GPA 3.48
Typical undergraduate degrees Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, Computer Science, 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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