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Ambitious. Dedicated. Savvy.

This three-semester, 17-month program is for ambitious and articulate students, ready to work hard and cooperatively to take on a demanding curriculum. Guided by our faculty, world-renowned scholars, and leading industry practitioners, you’ll master a balanced mix of finance, mathematics, data analytics, and computer programming to gain the tools you need to thrive wherever you set your sights—from investment banks to hedge funds to financial technology companies.

When reviewing applicants, our Admission team considers the whole picture—academic record, quantitative and analytical skills, professional experience, communication and leadership skills. We aim to create a class filled with highly qualified professionals from a variety of cultures and backgrounds, with a diversity of life and work experiences. We believe a diverse learning environment expands outlooks and spark new ideas, so we want applicants from all backgrounds in business and beyond—and that means you!

If you have your sights set on becoming a quantitative analyst, developer, portfolio manager, risk analyst, financial technologist, researcher, consultant, or any other role where your unique skill set will set you apart from the competition, MSMFT is your answer.

If you have questions, we’re here to answer them. Attend a virtual admissions event, advising session, or watch a previously recorded webinar…or reach out to us directly. Contact us at msmft@bu.edu or (617) 353-2670. But don’t take our word for it—chat with one of our MSMFT Admissions Ambassadors who can give you an insider’s take on what being an MSMFT student at Questrom is really like. Once you’ve applied, we’ll get the process moving. Let’s get your MSMFT journey started.

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Admissions Deadlines

Entry Date- Fall 2024 Application Deadline
Round 1 December 1, 2023
Round 2 February 9, 2024
Round 3 March 29, 2024

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Admissions CHecklist

We know the application process can take a lot of time and effort. We’re here to help. Below, you’ll find our MS in Mathematical Finance & Financial Technology admissions checklist—keep it handy and bookmark it in your browser with this unique link.

Remember: you may submit one application per entry term, and you can check the status of an existing application at any time. The Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid Office keeps all records on file for one year. Once you’ve submitted an application, we’ll begin the review process.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

You’re making a smart investment in Boston University and in your future. We take that investment seriously.

We’re happy to guide you through the financial aid process and provide any assistance along the way. To help you plan for your graduate education, use the Graduate Financial Aid page or take a look at the MSMFT specific information we’ve laid out for you below.

The following tuition, fees, and other expenses have been established at Boston University Questrom School of Business for the 2024-2025 academic year. These numbers are expected to be updated to reflect the 2025-2026 academic year in late March of 2025.


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class profile

663

109

73% | 27%

23

Applications Received Enrolled Students Male | Female Ratio* Age (mean)

168

164 – 170

700

684 – 716

GRE Quantitative (Mean) GRE Quantitative
(80% Range)
GMAT
(Mean)
GMAT
(80% Range)

3.48

3.17 – 3.86

103

9

Undergraduate GPA
(Mean on 4.0 Scale)
Undergraduate GPA
(80% Range on 4.0 Scale)
TOEFL
(Mean)
Countries Represented

*While we understand sex and gender may not be binary, this information is based on reporting requirements to the US Federal Government

Countries Represented

UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR REPRESENTATION

  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering (Financial, Mechanical, Computer)
  • Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics

NATIONALITIES REPRESENTED

  • Canada
  • China
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Nepal
  • Peru
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • United States
  • Vietnam

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Admissions Ambassadors

Interested in connecting with a current MS in Mathematical Finance & Financial Technology student? Meet our MSMFT Admissions Ambassadors, a group of current students who help prospective students discover Questrom and all it has to offer.

Our MSMFT Admissions Ambassadors are around to chat via email, on the phone, or even virtually through Zoom to answer your questions about what being an MSMFT student at the Questrom School of Business is really like. Take a look at our student profiles below and if you would like to connect with an MSMFT Admissions Ambassador, we ask that you please complete our Ambassador Contact Request Form so we can ensure we are connecting you to the appropriate person.

MSMFT admissions ambassadors

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