Berkeley-Haas ranked #2 in the TFE Times’ 2016 Master of Financial Engineering Programs Rankings, published Nov. 24.
The ranking of 41 top U.S. master of financial engineering programs is based on average GRE scores (30%), average starting salary and bonus (25%), undergraduate GPA (15%), acceptance rate (15%), and graduates employed at graduation and three months after graduation (15%).
The one-year Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering graduates about 70 students each year. For the Class of 2015, 98 percent of students received offers, and 95 percent accepted offers. The class had average starting salaries of $155,288, with $25,000 average sign-ons and $48,603 average year-end bonuses and other compensation. Full placement information.
This is one of many rankings of MFE programs by the media. Berkeley-Haas ranked #1 for employment outcomes and #2 overall in the 2015 QuantNet Rankings published in October.