The Baruch MFE team won the 2016 Rotman International Trading Competition (out of 52 teams) in record breaking fashion, after winning the competition in 2012 and placing 3rd in 2011,3rd in 2013, and 4th in 2014.
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.
December 2015 Baruch MFE Employment Update: As of November 17, 2015, 20 of 27 December 2015 Baruch MFE graduates seeking employment in the financial industry received offers, all of them from financial companies primarily from the New York area.
More details, including compensation and companies employing our students can be found here.
Three of the Top 6 books on the 2015 QuantNet Bestselling Book List are authored by Baruch MFE faculty:
#1 150 Most Frequently Asked Questions on Quant Interviews by Dan Stefanica, Rados Radoicic, and Tai-Ho Wang (#2 in 2014, #4 in 2013)
#3 A Primer for the Mathematics of Financial Engineering by Dan Stefanica (#1 in 2014 and 2013)
#6 Solutions Manual – A Primer for the Mathematics of Financial Engineering by Dan Stefanica (#4 in 2014, #3 in 2013)
Feedback from 2012-2015 Pre-MFE students:
- Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
- Probability Theory for Financial Applications
- Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering
Enrollment in the online Baruch MFE C++ Programming for Financial Engineering Certificate is now open; enrollment information can be found here.
With content created by Dr. Daniel Duffy and offered through Quant Network, the C++ certificate is specifically tailored, through financial applications and assignments, to provide the necessary C++ background for graduate education in financial engineering; see the student reviews here.
The 2015 NSD-Baruch MFE Summer Camp including a summer course in Elements of Financial Engineering, visits to financial industry employers of MFE graduates, social activities with Baruch MFE Program alumni, students, and faculty, and sightseeing in New York City, took place between August 3 – August 17, 2015.
The 2013-2015 Baruch MFE Employment Report contains full-time and internship numbers aggregated over the last three years, and including details on employers, job functions, job industry.
The Baruch MFE Program won the 2015 IAQF Academic Case Competition; 25 teams representing 17 financial engineering programs from US and Canada participated at the competition.
Fall 2016 Admission Information: There will be four rounds of admissions for the Fall 2016 semester, as follows:
Round 1: November 15, 2015
Round 2: January 15, 2016
Round 3: February 15, 2016
Round 4: April 1, 2016
Further information on the admission process can be found here.
Fall 2015 Admission Statistics: 565 applicants, 57 admitted (10% admission rate), 43 enrolled (36 full-time, 7 part-time). Average GRE test scores of admitted students: 169 Quantitative; 158 Verbal. More details can be found here.
First Baruch Volatility Workshop – taught by Jim Gatheral and Andrew Lesniewski
A three-day, heavily quantitative, leading edge workshop targeted to industry professionals
June 16-18, 2015, Baruch College, New York
Detailed Program and more information: click here
Professor Andrew Lesniewski has been named the Curriculum Director of the Baruch MFE Program in January 2015.
This program has been approved by GARP and qualifies for