Mobile_logo_1xOctober 2016 – The Baruch MFE Program was ranked Number 1 in the Quantnet 2017 Ranking of Best Financial Engineering Programs; news article from Baruch College

IAQFJune 2016 – The Baruch MFE Program wins the Fifth International Association of Quantitative Finance (IAQF) Student Competition; news article from Baruch MFE.

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February 2016 – The Baruch MFE Program wins the 13th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto in record-breaking fashion: the overall score establishes a new all-time record; won three of the six events (commodities trading, credit risk, sales & trading), second in equity valuation, third in algo trading; news article from Baruch College.

Solve-a-thon at MITFebruary 2016 – Song Wang (Baruch MFE’16) won the Solve-a-thon at MIT trading competition organized by WorldQuant and a $10,000 money prize; 700 traders worldwide participated in the competition.

IAFEJune 2015 – The Baruch MFE Program wins the Fourth Annual International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Academic Student Competition; news article from Baruch MFE.

PlacementRateMay 201596% placement rate and $111,000 average first year guaranteed compensation for January 2013 – May 2015 Baruch MFE graduates; 2013-2015 Baruch MFE Employment Report.

RITCFebruary 2014 – The Baruch MFE Program wins Fourth Place in 2014 Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; news article from Baruch MFE.

August 2013 – Dr. Andrew Lesniewski joins the Baruch MFE Program as tenured full professor, news article from Baruch MFE.

April 2013 – Dr. Jim Gatheral named Presidential Professor at Baruch College; news articles from Baruch CollegeBaruch MFE.

RITCFebruary 2013 – The Baruch MFE Program wins 3rd place (out of 48 teams) at the 10th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; news articles from Baruch MFE; Baruch College.

IAFEFebruary 2013 – The Baruch MFE Program wins 2nd place (out of 27 teams) in the 2nd IAFE Student Competition. Team members: Yi Kelvin Zhang (Captain), Srinivas Kannepalli, Jin Kong, Ran Sally Liu, Yujia Helen Sun, and Shixiang Sean Zhang. News articles from Baruch MFE; Baruch College.

MATCDecember 2012 – Baruch MFE student Juan Pablo Alonso (Baruch MFE’13) won 2nd place in the 2012 Metaquotes Automated Trading Championship and a $25,000 money prize. News articles from Baruch MFE;The Automated Trading Championship.

September 2012 – The Baruch MFE Program celebrated its Tenth Anniversary; news article from Baruch MFE.

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February 2012 – The Baruch MFE Program wins the 9th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; the two Baruch MFE teams rank 1st and 4th (out of 50 teams). News articles from Baruch MFEBaruch College.

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February 2011 – The Baruch MFE Program wins 3rd place (out of 48 teams) at the 8th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; news article from Baruch MFE.

September 2010 – Dr. Jim Gatheral joins the Baruch MFE Program from Merrill Lynch, where he was head of equity derivatives trading for 17 years; news article from Baruch MFE; Baruch College article: The Jim Gatheral Effect.

IBApril 2009Vladimir Toshchevikov wins 7th place and a $10,000 prize (73% strategy return) in the 4th Interactive Brokers Trading Olympiad; seven of the 62 winners (from 13 countries) are Baruch MFE students; news article Baruch College.

IBApril 2008Alain Ledon wins 15th place in the 3rd Interactive Brokers  Trading Olympiad; news article from Baruch College

IBApril 2007 Konstantinos Tsahas wins 2nd place and a $50,000 prize in the 2nd Interactive Brokers Trading Olympiad; news articles from Baruch MFE; Baruch College.

IBApril 2006Bharath Govindarajan wins 2nd place and a $25,000 prize in the 1st Interactive Brokers Trading Olympiad; news article from Baruch MFE.