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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.

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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

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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CFRM Mock Investment Team Advances to Local Finals
CFRM Mock Investment Team Advances to Local Finals
First year Computational Finance & Risk Management MS students Chenying Lai, Shanshan Zhang, Feibai Zhu, and Zhichao Li are competing as a team in the CFA...
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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.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

See what’s coming up on our public calendar

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Explore UW Applied Math

Explore UW Applied Math

Learn about degrees, certificates, and coursework beyond CFRM on the Applied Mathematics main website

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Follow CFRM on LinkedIn and Facebook–sorry, we’re not on Tinder or Snapchat

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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.