Apply to the Computational Finance MS Program

Students are admitted into the Master's program in Statistics with specialization in Computational Finance according to the standard Department of Statistics graduate admissions criteria. Students in the Computational Finance Program come from a variety of technical undergraduate backgrounds, and have an excellent mathematical foundation. Many also have computational or industrial work experience, but this is not required.

An average entering student will have the prerequisites for admission in the Statistics program (click here) and will complete the program in two to three years, depending on mathematical maturity and knowledge of finance.

Visit our How to Apply page. Please direct any questions to graduate@stat.purdue.edu.

PhD in Statistics with an Emphasis on Finance

The Department of Statistics offers the possibility of granting a Ph.D. for original research in Probability or Statistics with applications to Finance. Many MS students in the Computational Finance Program are also Ph.D. students in Statistics. These students apply for the Ph.D. program in Statistics, indicating an additional interest in the MS degree with Computational Finance Specialization. Contact Professor F.G. Viens for more details.

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