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Financial Mathematics

Florida State University

24 months
Duration
1110 USD/credit
1110 USD/credit
479 USD/credit
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About

The Florida State University Financial Mathematics graduate program offers studies leading to the MS and PhD degrees in Mathematics, with a special focus on the mathematics of finance and economics. We invite applications from students with a strong mathematics background (see Prerequisites) to join our interdisciplinary program.

Overview

The name Financial Mathematics means that we focus on the rigorous mathematical understanding of quantitative methods underlying financial problems. The Florida State University MS students share core courses with our beginning PhD students (see the MS and PhD pages for more details), andwe are also one of the few mathematics programs in the US offering a PhD specifically in Financial Mathematics.

Highlights

  • Thirteen Mathematics faculty members support the program, along with faculty from Statistics, Economics, Finance, Scientific Computing, Computer Science, and Risk Management.
  • Graduates of the program find employment as financial quants in industry and government, as actuaries, and in academia (see the alumni page).
  • The MS degree may be earned as a terminal degree or en route to the PhD, and carries the Professional Science Master's designation.
  • Distinguished industry professionals and alumni visit each Spring for our annual Financial Mathematics Festivals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Financial Mathematics
  • Foundations of Computational Mathematics 
  • Financial Engineering 
  • Monte Carlo Methods in Financial Mathematics
  • Financial Mathematics Projects
  • Scientific Programming

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications completed after April 30 but before June 30 may sometimes be considered if space is available.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official GRE general test scores.
  • Official transcripts from each college and/or university you have attended.
  • The names and email addresses of at least three people who have agreed to write a letter of recommendation for you.
  • A completed online Mathematics department application form (click the Start button at the bottom of this page to begin)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1110 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1110 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    479 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 479 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Tallahassee

955 - 1345 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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