In the Master of Science in Financial Mathematics (MSFM) program, we are addressing a rapidly changing industry by providing full-time students with an accelerated, five-quarter curriculum. Evening courses and flexible registration allow part-time students to progress at whatever speed fits their needs. Along the way, you will develop relationships with our large alumni network, UChicago faculty, our industry partners, and dedicated career-development specialists. 

Application Deadlines

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Round 1: January 14, 2021
Round 2: March 25, 2021

All applications that are complete and submitted by January 14, 2021 will have a decision released by March 18, 2021 or earlier, otherwise the application fee will be refunded. 

All applications that are complete and submitted by March 25, 2021 will have a decision released by May 27, 2021 or earlier, otherwise the application fee will be refunded. 

Deadlines are inclusive of applications and supplemental materials such as letters of recommendation and verified test scores.

There is no priority of admission given to Round 1 versus Round 2 applicants. We recommend non-US citizens apply in Round 1 to allow sufficient time for processing visa documentation. Offers of admission will be sent on a rolling basis via email through the end of May.

A fee of $90 is charged for each application submitted.

Online Information Sessions

Learn more about the Financial Mathematics program from those who know it best - staff, students, instructors, and Career Development staff. This hour long session will include an overview of the program, a deeper dive into the curriculum - incluidng the Project Lab experience - from both student and instructor perspective, and insight into the professional programming and indivudal career counseling available to each student. Staff and students are availabe for an open Q&A to close out the session. 

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Tuesday, February 16, 7:00pm – 8:00pm CST

Online Application Workshops

While preparing your application to the Financial Mathematics program, take this opportunity to chat with Associate Director for Enrollment Mangement, Charles Barkley, and FINM Assistant Director for Faculty and Student Services, Meredith Muir, on how best to prepare your application for review. Charles and Meredith will review the details of the application and answer any outstanding questions or concerns you may have. 

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Tuesday, February 9, 7:00pm - 8:00pm CST