MSFE: STEM-Designated Degree

  • Duration

    15 months

  • Admission

    December 1 - April 15

  • Start Date

    August

  • Tuition and Fees

    $69,600

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Job Outlook:

Program graduates typically have careers in Investment Banking, Financial Consulting, Proprietary Trading and Brokerage Firms. Positions include Banking Specialist, Computer Analyst, Data Scientist, Financial Engineer, Trader, and Quant. Graduates land jobs with prestigious companies such as: Akuna Capital, CME Group, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Goldman Sachs, InterContinental Exchange, and MorningStar. Students in the program receive individualized career development support through Engineering Career Services in the form of one-on-one advising, Career Training programs, networking events, and access to more than 200 companies who recruit on campus each year. In addition, our students can also access events hosted by the Business Career Center.

Program Highlights:

5th Ranked MSFE Program by TFE Times

Fast track (3 semester) degree program from a globally recognized and highly ranked University with a proven record in technology and research.  With a presence In The Loop in downtown Chicago, the program offers a gateway to the fintech and financial hub of the Midwest.

Scholarships available for all Applicants, Illinois Residents and Current Students

Ivy League reputation at state university prices, our tuition and fees are extremely reasonable compared to other programs.  Cost of living in Champaign-Urbana is very affordable with many amenities usually only found in a larger city.

Focused and responsive courses taught by world-class faculty from the Gies College of Business, the College of Engineering & industry experts, using state of the art methods and technology.

Flexibility to tailor your learning experience with a fourth semester option and transcriptable CSE Concentrations. We also have elective courses in a wide range of specializations, including Options Trading, Applied Asset Allocation, Electronic Trading, Deep Learning, Data Analytics, FinTech and many more.

Welcoming place for all international students, with over 80% of our student body hailing from China or India, but with some from countries throughout Europe, South America and Africa.

Additional 24 months on optional pracitcal traning (OPT) as a STEM designated degree

 

Contact Us

3252 Digital Computer Lab
1304 West Springfield Avenue
Urbana, Illinois  61801, USA

msfe@illinois.edu (General inquiries)
msfe-apply@illinois.edu (Application inquiries)
1-217-333-3284-phone
1-217-333-1486-fax