Master of Science in Finance

Purdue University

West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Master of Science in Finance
Duration10 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • Program is drawn on real-world applications and access to the top minds in finance, complementing studies in the classroom to create a holistic learning experience
  • It helps students to develop their abilities in critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving
  • Students will study courses like Managerial Accounting, Options and Futures, Venture Capital & Investment Banking and Macroeconomics
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees3552653 INR
Hostel & Meals806519 INR
Insurance96970 INR
Application Fees5493 INR
Total908982 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must hold a four-year bachelor degree
  • The full-time post-baccalaureate work experience is not required but many MSF students enter the program with one or more years of relevant experience. The median work experience for recent MSF classes is two years, but about half of our program’s students have less than one year of full-time experience. However, those coming straight from an undergraduate program often have significant co-opportunity or internship experiences
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree with 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
ExamsTOEFL: 93
With Writing 18, Speaking 18, Listening 14, Reading 19
IELTS: 6.5
With 7.0 required for each section
GMAT: Accepted

GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  • Submit academic transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose (500 words max): Some topics you may wish to discuss include a brief academic and professional background, reason for seeking a Master’s degree at Purdue, desired career path after graduation and your thoughts on giving back as a student and as an alumnus
  • Required essay on Integrity (500 words max): What does integrity mean to you? How does integrity relate to building communities of trust in academic, personal, and professional settings? What expectations should Purdue have towards its students with regard to academic integrity? What consequences should students face when standards are not upheld?
  • Optional Essay: (250 words max)
  • Video Essay: A link for the required online (KIRA) video interview/essay section is provided in the application portal once the application is submitted. Students will respond to 3 to 5 video essay questions
  • Two recommendations preferably one from direct supervisors and from employers who are able to render an opinion on the basis of close, current, and sustained observation
  • Resume is required
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