Berkeley Haas MFE #1 in ranking

The Berkeley Haas Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program was ranked #1 again in the TFE Times 2021 Best Master’s of Financial Engineering ranking.

The TFE Times’ U.S.-based ranking is based on:

  • 25% Mean GRE scores
  • 25% Mean starting salary and bonus
  • 15% Mean undergraduate GPA
  • 15% Acceptance Rate
  • 10% Full time graduates employed at graduation
  • 5% Full time graduates employed 3 months after graduation
  • 2.5% Total number of distinct courses available
  • 2.5% Total research expenditures

Separately, the MFE program ranked #5 again in both the 2021 Quantnet ranking that was published last November and the recent ranking.

According to, the MFE program had an outstanding employment year in 2020 with just over 99% of the class placed and, at $115,132, earning the second-highest average starting salary of the programs being ranked, in spite enrolling the largest class of 96 students. With only 17% of the application pool accepted, Haas also ranked 4th in terms of the number of accepted students who enrolled.