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NYU Tandon's Department of Finance and Risk Engineering (FRE) is an innovative and exciting place to pursue an MS in Financial Engineering.

We are one of the largest programs of its kind in the US; there are roughly 100-160 students per cohort in the NYU MSFE. Students can choose from over fifty different courses per semester, bridging theory with practice. With heavy involvement from the practitioner community, classes are unusually practical. The hands on experience is enhanced by small class sizes averaging to about fifteen students. As a result,students have unusually close access to state-of-the-art techniques in financial engineering.

Strategically located in downtown Brooklyn's Metrotech center, FRE is just two subway stops away from Wall Street.

Our experimental initiatives, spearheaded by the department’s new chairperson Peter Carr, allow for broad applications. Our graduates are often placed in Wall Street jobs alongside pension, government, and risk management positions.

Visit the Quantitative Finance Weekly Seminar (QFWS) site, collaborative events organized by Bloomberg LP, International Association of Quantitative Finance (IAQF), NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

See Finance and Risk Engineering videos

Department Chair

Peter Carr, Full Professor

Deputy Chair

Barry S. Blecherman, Industry Professor of Economics and Financial Engineering

Contact Us


Contact the Graduate Center for questions about the application process, application status or to talk to an admissions counselor:

Office of Graduate Enrollment Management and Admissions
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
6 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 646.997.3182
Fax: 646.997.3624


Accepted and enrolled students:

Contact the Department of Finance and Risk Engineering with your academic questions, e.g., courses and curricula.

Department of Finance and Risk Engineering
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
12 MetroTech Center, 26th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 646.997.3279
Fax: 646.997.3355

***When entering the building, all students and other members of the NYU community are required to show their NYU ID and sign in at the security desk.