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The Computational Finance and 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 with backgrounds 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.


Celebrating 10 years of the Computational Finance and Risk Management graduate programs. Thank you to students, staff and faculty for being a part of CFRM over the last decade!

The University of Washington’s Computational Finance and Risk Management MS degree achieved 14th place in QuantNet’s 2021 rankings of financial engineering MS programs.

CFRM Highlights

Alumni Spotlight: Sunayna Rangarajan
Alumni Spotlight: Sunayna Rangarajan
Alum Sunayna Rangarajan was a student in the Computational Finance and Risk Management Master of Science campus cohort of 2017. Sunayna held a Treasury and...
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Alumni Spotlight: Tao Lu
Alumni Spotlight: Tao Lu
Alum Tao Lu was a student in the Computational Finance and Risk Management Master of Science campus cohort of 2014. He has had a successful...
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Information Session Schedule Through October Announced
Information Session Schedule Through October Announced
The CFRM program is pleased to announce the upcoming schedule of information sessions for prospective students to learn about the graduate programs offered in Computational...
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