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MFE Class of 2008

Applicant Pool & Class Size
Students Applications Received: 367
Number of Admits: 83
Enrolled Students: 65

 

Diversity
Average Age at Enrollment: 28
Women: 18%
Men: 82%
Countries Represented: 16

 

Academic Profile
Quantitative Scores in Percentiles*
(Average Quant: 93rd Percentile)
 
99th Percentile 9%
97-98th Percentile 4%
94-96th Percentile 20%
90-93 Percentile 59%
Under 90th Percentile 9%
Average Undergraduate GPA: 3.66
Undergraduate Institutions Represented: 48
Graduate Institutions Represented: 39

*88% of students (30/34) who took the GRE earned a perfect score.

 

Degrees Held
Bachelor's 42%
Master's 35%
PhD 23%

 

Majors
Engineering 37%
Business 14%
Mathematics 14%
Natural Sciences 14%
Computer Science 12%
Finance 6%
Economics 3%

 

Locations of Undergraduate Institutions
Domestic Schools 20
International Schools 45
Asia 27
Europe 8
North America 5
Latin America 3
Russia 2
Africa 0
Middle East 0
Breakdown of Asia:  
PR China 13
India 7
Korea 3
Singapore 3
Japan 1

 

Previous Job Experience
Average Years of Post-University Experience: 3.46
Research & Development 18%
Finance 17%
Information Systems 15%
Consulting/Management Services 9%
Education 8%
Engineering 8%
General Management 3%
Project Management 2%
Other 18%

 

Past Class Profiles

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First Person
Shannon Erdmann
Shannon Erdmann
MFE 08

Vice President, CMBS Portfolio Manager
Guggenheim Partners
Santa Monica, CA

"The MFE Program is unique in that it provides an outstanding education in both financial engineering and in interview preparedness."