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In nine months, the Master’s Program in Finance at Leeds School of Business delivers an in-depth education based on the latest developments in the industry and a foundation of versatile skills. It also provides a gateway to leading professionals in finance, helping you make pivotal connections for the next step of your career.
The Leeds’ Burridge Center for Finance, the state’s only named center, offers the best in professional mentorships, networking with industry leaders, and practical, hands-on experiences—with networking opportunities on career treks to major financial hubs like Wall Street, Chicago and San Francisco.
Leeds’ MS in Finance faculty teach you theories and models that govern high-level processes, preparing you for management-level decision-making in any financial environment. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from three specialized tracks to augment your skill set: Investment Management, Corporate Finance, and Sustainable Finance.
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|Estimated 12-month Living Expenses|
|Room & Board (assumed off-campus)||$17,046||Rent, utilities, food|
|Books & Supplies||1,200|
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The University of Colorado Boulder’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program is a rigorous and demanding program that prepares students for successful careers in the financial industry. The program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of financial theory and practice, as well as the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a variety of financial roles.
Official Test Scores (GMAT or GRE) Optional
GMAT program Code: 11S-Z2-95
GRE program code: 4841
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY: Required English Proficiency exam
(IELTS-6.5+, TOEFL-80+, Duolingo-120+) TOEFL program code: 4841
(TOEFL is required for MS Accounting and MS Taxation applicants. No IELTS or Duolingo)
The application requires that you upload an unofficial transcript from every collegiate institution you have attended, excluding any from the University of Colorado.
This includes community colleges, study abroad programs, summer sessions, and extension programs.
Include all transcript(s), regardless of how long you attended a collegiate institution, whether or not you completed course(s), and whether or not you believe the record will affect your admission.
Unofficial transcripts must include all courses and grades. They should be issued in the original language in which they were document, or they must be accompanied by certified English translations.
Keep in mind that if you are offered admission to a master’s program at Leeds, you will be required to provide one official transcript for each collegiate institution you have attended before you can enroll in the first term.
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|2023-2024 Application Deadlines*||Review 1||Review 2||Review 3||Final International Deadline||Final Domestic Deadline|
|MS Finance||Oct. 2, 2023||Dec. 4, 2023||Feb. 5, 2024||May 13, 2024||July 1, 2024|
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The career outlook for graduates of the MSF program is very good. The program has a 90% career placement rate within three months of graduation. Graduates of the program have gone on to work at leading financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Merrill Lynch.
GMAT or GRE scores are not required for admission to the MSF program. However, we encourage applicants to submit scores if they are available.
No, the MSF program is a non-thesis degree that requires 30 credit hours of coursework only.
Yes, the MSF program includes a capstone project that allows students to apply their knowledge and skills to a real-world problem.
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