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The Computational Finance & Risk Management (CFRM) program addresses the demand in the financial services industry for advanced quantitative computational finance competencies and next generation risk management skills. CFRM provides students with a rigorous mathematical and statistical foundation as well as extensive instruction in the use of open source R-programming. The program courses are taught by an interdisciplinary team of professors in Applied Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics as well as a diversified set of financial industry professionals who serve as adjunct instructors.

Established by the top-ranked Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington, the CFRM program offers rigorous and relevant instruction grounded in both theory and practice. Recognizing the rapidly changing landscape in finance, CFRM adapts to equip students with skills and knowledge that will enable them for future success.

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Future MS Students
 

Future MS Students

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Non-Degree Students

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Current Students
 

Current Students

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Alumni

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CFRM Joins the Top 15!

The University of Washington's Computational Finance & Risk Management MS degree achieved 14th place in Quantnet's 2015 review of financial engineering MS programs, improving on our initial placement in the top 25 from 2013.