Vanderbilt or MIT Master of Finance (MSF) or bust? Are there any other masters even worth it? Comprehensive break down of master programs below!

Vanderbilt (MSF, 10 months)

MIT (MFin/MSF, 12-18 months, stem/math/quant heavy) also has a MBAn

Princeton BCF's Master in Finance (2 years, stem/math/quant heavy)

WashU (MSF, 18 months) also has a MSBA like MIT

Claremont Mckenna College (MSF, limited to the Claremont colleges/Davidson College, Hamilton College, Haverford College, Oberlin College, Yonsei University)

CGU Drucker has some master programs but pretty sure there not great.

Yale (Master's degree in asset management, 1 year)

UTAustin (MSF, 10 months) also has MSBA

Others USC, UVA, Duke, ND, BC, Cornell, Columbia

In my opinion the best are princeton and mit for quant. For non quant does Vanderbilt even have any competition? Let me know

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Sep 9, 2021 - 1:05pm

For non-quant programs, I am not sure if Vanderbilt has no competition, maybe take a look at Columbia & Wharton. But I can reassure you that Princeton and MIT are at the top for quant-heavy MSF programs. Hope this helps!

  • Intern in PE - LBOs
Sep 11, 2021 - 4:15am

I have been thinking of doing msf or some other 1 year masters program, and the msf at MIT didn't look that quant heavy, unless you decide to take those type of electives. I have a background in CS, and would prefer some math heavy classes, but not sure if mit's msf caters to that background. So just wondering if you are sure about it being quant heavy.

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Sep 11, 2021 - 4:47pm

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