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Rady School’s Master of Finance Program Ranked by the Financial Times

Only Master of Finance Program to be Ranked in California


The Master of Finance (MFin) program at the Rady School of Management was ranked by the Financial Times as one of the top MFin programs in the world. The Financial Times ranking is the first major ranking for the Rady School MFin program, which launched in 2014 and was eligible to be ranked by the publication for the first time in 2018. The Financial Times used data from the school’s first MFin class for its 2018 ranking.

The program received high marks for its percent of female students (highest among U.S. ranked schools), international students (3rd highest among U.S. ranked schools) and international faculty (2nd highest among U.S. ranked schools). It the only MFin program ranked in California and it placed 14th in the U.S. and 65th globally.

“I am delighted the MFin program at the Rady School has been recognized for its excellence,” said Master of Finance Program Executive Director Michael Melvin. “Although it is still very new, it is clear the program has achieved excellence in a competitive global market. We look forward to growing the recognition of our program in the coming years.”

The Financial Times Master of Finance ranking is a highly-regarded ranking based on information provided by schools and a survey of school MFin alumni. The school survey constitutes 42% of the ranking’s total weight, while the alumni survey 58% of the ranking’s weight.

The Rady School MFin program provides rigorous, hands-on training to prepare graduates to immediately contribute in environments where quantitative and analytical skills are at a premium. Students learn leading-edge methods for analyzing big data for financial decision-making and risk management. The program’s emphasis on quantitative models and methods ensures graduates are equipped to develop innovative solutions to the complex problems facing the financial industry.

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