MS Finance
Exceptional Outcomes

MSF Employment Report

The Vanderbilt MS Finance program has consistently shown strong employment outcomes year after year. Statistics for the Class of 2021 are highlighted on this page. To read full employment reports, click on the year below:

Class of 2021

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CLASS OF 2021 PROFILE 
Class Size83
Women18%
Underrepresented Minorities15%
Average GMAT Score688
Average Undergraduate GPA3.64

Final Offer Status  
# of Graduates Seeking Employment72
Students with Offers within 3 Months of Graduation100%
Students who Accepted Employment within 6 Months of Graduation100%

Salary Data  
Median Base Salary $85,000
Median Signing Bonus $10,000
% of Graduates Receiving Signing Bonus75%

Top Hiring Companies 
Alvarez & Marsal
Citi
Deutsche Bank
Houlihan Lokey, Inc.
Jefferies Group LLC
McKinsey & Company
Piper Sandler & Co
PwC
Raymond James Financial
SVB Leerink
Truist Financial Corporation

Top Metro Areas—Number of Graduates Hired 
New York26
Atlanta 11
Nashville7
Chicago5
San Francisco4

Employment by Job Function  
Investment Banking56%
Management Consulting11%
Financial Consulting & Advisory10%
Investment & Research7%
Private Equity/Venture Capital7%
Corporate Finance4%
Real Estate Finance3%
Other2%