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 2018 are highlighted on this page. To read full employment reports, click on the year below:

Class of 2018

Class of 2017

Class of 2016

Class of 2015

CLASS OF 2019 PROFILE 
Students65
Women23%
Underrepresented Minorities19%
Average GMAT692
Average Undergraduate GPA3.6

Final Offer Status  
# of Graduates Seeking Employment41
Students with Offers within 6 Months of Graduation93%
Students who Accepted Employment within 6 Months of Graduation93%

Average Salary Data  
Base Salary $71,530
Signing Bonus $7,605
% of Graduates Receiving Signing Bonus63%

Top Hiring Companies 
Deloitte
Deutsche Bank
Jeffries
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Microsoft
Raymond James
Fidelity
Credit Suisse
Goldman Sachs
Houlihan Lokey

Top Metro Areas—Number of Graduates Hired 
New York9
Nashville6
Charlotte4
Atlanta 3

Employment by Job Function  
Investment Banking42%
Financial Consulting & Advisory18%
Investment & Research8%
Business Analytics Consulting8%
Real Estate Finance8%
Corporate Finance8%
Sales & Trading5%
Private Equity3%

By the numbers

more than71k

The average base salary for the MSF Class of 2018 was $71,530—the highest in the program's history.

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