Summer 2017 Schedule Changes

Due to changes in our course scheduling (more details on MS courses to be announced in the coming months) and student preferences, we will no longer be running our Quantitative Fundamentals certificate program as a summer intensive. Students beginning the program in Winter 2017 will not be affected by these changes.…

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2017 QuantNet Ranking: #12!

Just barely six years after launching our MS and improving on last year’s #14 spot, we are thrilled to announce that QuantNet’s 2017 ranking of programs has again recognized our program as one of the top financial engineering MS degrees in the country. Our 2017 composite score left us just…

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Prof. Leung Receives 2016 Emerald Literati Award

CFRM is pleased to announce that Professor Tim Leung has been recognized with an Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence – Outstanding Paper for his paper titled, “The Golden Target: Analyzing the tracking performance of leveraged gold ETFs.” Leung’s work formulates and solves a constrained quadratic minimization problem to construct static replicating portfolios of…

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Welcome to the 2016 MS class

We are pleased to announce that we have completed our 2016 admissions cycle. 31 new students will be arriving in Seattle next month for our on-campus program. 29 students will join our online cohort. Our incoming students were selected from among the top 20% of an applicant pool of over…

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New fee rates for 2016-2017

After three years of holding program costs steady, we are revising the costs of the CFRM MS and Computational Finance certificate programs in order to keep up with increasing university operational costs. Effective Autumn 2016, the cost per credit in the MS program will be $945, bringing the total cost…

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Faculty Announcements

The Computational Finance & Risk Management team wishes to share the news of some faculty and staff changes occurring for the 2016-2017 academic year. In June, Program Director Doug Martin and Executive Director Bill Anderson will be transitioning into retirement from the University of Washington.  Both have achieved remarkable success…

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Information Session on February 17

If you are considering applying for the MS degree or a 2016 certificate program, or if you have done so and have additional questions, please consider attending our upcoming web-based information session on Wednesday, February 17 at 4:00pm Pacific time. Additional information schedules are also available for RSVP, as is a…

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