Computational Finance
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CFRM


The 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 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.

 


The University of Washington’s Computational Finance & Risk Management MS degree achieved 12th place in Quantnet’s 2017 rankings of financial engineering MS programs, improving on our previous ranking of 14.

CFRM Highlights

CFRM Continues to Strengthen Industry Relationships
CFRM Continues to Strengthen Industry Relationships
The University of Washington, Department of Applied Mathematics, Computational Finance and Risk Management (CFRM) program continues to cultivate and strengthen relationships across the financial and...
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Welcome to our newest faculty additions!
Welcome to our newest faculty additions!
CFRM is excited to welcome two new instructors for the 2017-2018 academic year, Bahman Angoshtari and Ryan Donnelly. Both are joining the program after completing...
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CFRM Course Numbering Changes
CFRM Course Numbering Changes
Nearly all CFRM courses will receive a new number for the 2017-2018 academic year. As a result of our growing program and the availability of...
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