24 months
46200 USD/year
46200 USD/year
22620 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Every business depends on sound financial management. Build the foundational skill set needed for a successful career. The Finance program is offered by the University at Buffalo.  


Is your future in financial management, government finance, insurance or real estate? Do you aspire to be CFO or CEO, and manage your business to success? Are you ready to manage money for personal investors or large institutions? Do you have the aptitude and fortitude to succeed in high-stakes equity and venture capital? We offer a master degree in Finance at the University at Buffalo. 

Customize your MBA finance interest and increase your marketability by choosing a secondary concentration like analytics or management consulting. Pair finance with your engineering, law or health care dual degree to be better equipped in the business side of your industry.


  • Learn the principles of investment decision-making, valuation and trading, and immediately put them into action
  • Explore where finance meets law in electives like financial policy and strategy, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Acquire competencies in risk diversification and portfolio theory, and programming complex models for decision-making
  • Prepare for a quantitative finance career with electives in equity, bond and derivative markets in a curriculum built on advanced mathematics, finance and statistics
  • Gain a comprehensive view of global economics and international finance for a career that can cross borders

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Investment Management
  • Fin Statement Analysis
  • Global Economics
  • Corporate Governance & Finance
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • Financial Derivatives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree (or higher) or the equivalent from an accredited/government recognized college or university. Most such degrees will be four or more years in length; UB recognizes some three-year degrees, but not all.
  • A B-grade (GPA of 3.0) or higher from your bachelor's degree (or equivalent) courses. Grade point averages from non-U.S. universities will be evaluated by UB's Office of International Admissions.
  • Appropriate standardized test scores (DAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, PCAT, etc.). Not all programs require test scores. See the official academic test scores section below for more information.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • An internship or relevant work experience (for some programs).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    22620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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