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VANDERBILT MS F INA NCE 20 19

ADMISSIONS ESSENTIALS Curious. Adaptable. Self-aware. Eager to learn. Persistent. Problem solver. Above all—Team player. Self-starter. Sound like you? We don’t simply look for smart people. We seek the right smart people who will enhance everyone’s experience in the collaborative community we call Owen. Class Profile (Class of 2019) Class Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Women . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23% U.S. Minorities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19% Foreign Nationals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20% Undergraduate GPA Average . . . . . 3.6 Average GMAT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 692* * GRE accepted as well

Partial List of Undergraduate Majors n n n

Accounting Economics Finance

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Industrial Engineering Law Liberal Arts

Partial List of Undergraduate Institutions n n n n

Boston College Duke University Florida State University Furman University

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University of Kentucky University of Texas at Austin Vanderbilt University Wake Forest University

APPLICATION DEADLINES We encourage you to apply as early as possible in the admissions cycle. Decisions will be released to candidates within 30 days of a complete application being submitted. Candidates will then have 30 days to respond to an offer of admission. *Limited to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents or International students with four-year U.S. undergraduate degrees.

Application

Round

Deadline to Apply

Early

Oct. 4, 2018

1

Nov. 8, 2018

2

Jan. 10, 2019

3*

Feb. 28, 2019

4*

May 9, 2019


ADMISSIONS ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS EVENTS Successful candidates will have strong academic performance in prior university studies, with significant proven quantitative experience and aptitude. They will be able to demonstrate both teamwork and leadership during their undergraduate experiences as well as relevant internships. To be considered, all applicants will provide the following:

Campus Visits (invitation only)

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n October 25-26, 2018

Online application n Transcripts from all colleges attended n GMAT or GRE score (you may submit your application prior to taking the exam) n Essays n Two letters of recommendation n Résumé n Interview (by invitation only)

Interviews

Select applicants are invited to interview with a member of the Admissions team in person or by video call. Candidates may be invited to interview during a Campus Visit. If you are invited to interview on campus, you will be notified via email.

For applicants from outside the U.S.

International applications benefit from being able to show familiarity with the culture and business practices of the United States. Beneficial experiences include internships and academic studies in the U.S. In addition, these students will require proof of English-language proficiency such as TOEFL. Prerequisites: Students must have completed a semester in statistics and two semesters of calculus or linear algebra from an accredited school and earned a grade of B or better. Additional prerequisites may be required on a caseby-case basis. Students may be admitted to the program before these requirements are met. Candidates who do not have the required courses are still encouraged to apply. In these cases, candidates may be required to complete an online course.

Master of Science in Finance

Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management 401 21st Avenue South Nashville, TN 37203-2422

Telephone: 615.322.6469 Fax: 615.343.1175 Email: msfinance@owen.vanderbilt.edu Web: business.vanderbilt.edu/msfinance Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, U.S. Central Time

Campus Visits begin on a Thursday evening and allow visitors to spend time with our community members, attend class and participate in an in-depth career management discussion. Campus Visits are by invitation only and those interested are highly encouraged to apply early! n October 24, 2018 (JD/MSF Visit) n November 29-30, 2018

n January 31 - February 1, 2019 n February 14-15, 2019 n March 21-22, 2019

Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend is your time to celebrate with your new classmates. By invitation, admitted applicants enjoy a welcome reception and meetings with students, faculty, deans and Admissions and Career Management team members, plus a tour of Nashville’s great nightlife. n April 12-13, 2019

TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID Merit-based scholarships may be awarded based on academic and professional achievement. Estimated Expenses Tuition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 56,150 Books and Supplies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,242 Rent/Utilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11,394 Meals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,316 Personal Expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,274 Health Insurance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,162 Student Fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 600 Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,112 Loan Fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,478 (Average Federal Direct Loan origination fees for prior year Owen students)

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