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MSF - Master of Science in Finance | Admissions

Admissions FAQ

An Overview of the Process

  • What is the application process?
  • What are the application deadlines?
  • Is an interview required? If so, how do I set one up?
  • How can I check the status of my application?
  • Can you review my application using an unofficial score report?
  • When will I get an admissions decision?
  • How will I know a decision has been made?

Application Materials

  • What materials must I submit?
  • Where should I mail my documents?
  • Can I get the application fee waived?
  • How long should my application essay be?
  • Can I view the essays without starting an application?
  • Who should I request letters of recommendation from?
  • Can my references submit paper letters of recommendation?
  • Can I change my reference information once my application is submitted?

Admissions Requirements

  • What are the prerequisite courses for the program?
    Entering students must have a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited institution. In addition, completion of a three credit hour course in statistics and a three credit hour course in economics is required. If you do not meet these requirements at the time of your application, you will be required to take them by Summer 2014, prior to beginning the program.
  • Can I take the prerequisite courses while enrolled in the MSF program?
  • I have a three-year bachelor’s degree. Am I eligible for the MSF program?
  • Is an undergraduate degree in finance necessary or recommended?
  • If I have an undergraduate degree in finance, may I still apply?
  • Is work experience required?
  • Should I take the GRE or GMAT?
  • What GRE or GMAT scores are required for admission?