Master of Science in Computational Finance

Carnegie Mellon University – USA

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Master of Science in Computational Finance
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The MSCF curriculum is constantly changing to meet the needs of the financial markets
  • MSCF’s highly-integrated, interdisciplinary curriculum is well-balanced between theory and practice
  • A five-course sequence covers a comprehensive range of topics from data science, including machine learning and statistical methods, all tailored to the challenges of dealing with financial data
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees4306512 INR
Hostel & Meals1338241 INR
Insurance221258 INR
Transportation17871 INR
Student Activities Fee16259 INR
Books and Supplies162007 INR
Personal and Misc.209173 INR
Technology Fee32226 INR
Travel Allowance218988 INR
Total2216023 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicant must hold a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the U.S. or an equivalent degree from a foreign country prior to the start of the program
  • Prerequisites:
    • Calculus I and II
    • Linear algebra
    • Calculus-based probability
    • Object-oriented programming course (such as C++, Python, Java or C#)
  • Applicants with a deficiency in one of these areas will be considered provided proper remediation is completed before enrollment
ExamsTOEFL: Accepted

IELTS: Accepted

GRE: Accepted

GMAT: Accepted

Additional info
  • ELP waiver: Applicants are required to take a TOEFL or IELTS exam unless:
    • Have attended an undergraduate institution, for two or more years where applicants earned a bachelors degree (or will earn a bachelors degree by July 31, 2020, for fall 2020 entering class) and the sole language of instruction was English
    • Earned a graduate degree that was taught in English. (Although not required, we do recommend that you take the English Language Proficiency exam.) 
  • A statement indicating that the primary language of instruction was English should be listed on the academic documents, if not a U.S. institution. If the academic document does not include this statement, an official letter from the University Registrar indicating English as the mode of instruction for the entirety of the degree will be required
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