UNC Charlotte’s M.S. in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 23 by QuantNet

Friday, October 28, 2016

UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 23 in the QuantNet 2017 Rankings of Best Financial Engineering Programs.

This is the fourth national ranking for the Mathematical Finance program, and an improvement from last year’s ranking at No. 24. 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.

The M.S. in Mathematical Finance program is also ranked the No. 20 program in the nation in The Financial Engineer’s 2016 Master of Financial Engineering Program Rankings.

“We are very proud to once again have our Mathematical Finance master’s program recognized as one of the nation’s best,” said Dean Steven Ott of the Belk College of Business. “This recognition demonstrates the success and competitiveness of the program we have built in partnership with the region’s leading companies, and is a direct reflection of the value our students and graduates are bringing to the global financial services industry.”

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 and Statistics in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.. The program is designed to prepare students with the quantitative skills to pursue careers in finance.

The 2017 QuantNet ranking is the most comprehensive ranking to date of masters programs in Financial Engineering (MFE), Mathematical Finance in North America. 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.