UNC Charlotte’s M.S. in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 24 by QuantNet

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 24 in the QuantNet 2015 Rankings of Best Financial Engineering Program.

This is the second national ranking for the Mathematical Finance program, which currently enrolls more than 100 students.  The rankings are calculated based on a series of factors, including placement success, student selectivity, an employer survey score, as well as as a peer assessment score.

"We are very proud to have our Mathematical Finance program recognized again as one of the top programs in the nation.  This program is a direct reflection of the needs of our region’s leading corporations and our students and graduates are successfully contributing to leading financial corporations nationwide,” said Dr. Steve Ott, dean of the Belk College of Business.

Located in the second largest financial center in the U.S., UNC Charlotte’s Mathematical Finance program is a joint program of the Departments of Finance and Economics in the Belk College of Business and the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The 2015 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 2015 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.

For more information about QuantNet, the ranking and the methodology, visit quantnet.com/mfe-programs-rankings.

For information on the UNC Charlotte Mathematical Finance program, visit mathfinance.charlotte.edu.