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 2019 are highlighted on this page. To read full employment reports, click on the year below:

Class of 2019

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Class of 2015

CLASS OF 2019 PROFILE 
Students64
Women23%
Underrepresented Minorities19%
Average GMAT692
Average Undergraduate GPA3.61

Final Offer Status  
# of Graduates Seeking Employment55
Students with Offers within 3 Months of Graduation100%
Students who Accepted Employment within 3 Months of Graduation100%

Average Salary Data  
Base Salary $78,343
Signing Bonus $9,338
% of Graduates Receiving Signing Bonus73%

Top Hiring Companies 
Houlihan Lokey
Jefferies
Bank of America
Raymond James
UBS

Top Metro Areas—Number of Graduates Hired 
New York18
Nashville7
Charlotte6
Atlanta 5
Chicago5

Employment by Job Function  
Investment Banking53%
Financial Consulting & Advisory11%
Investment & Research9%
Business Analytics Consulting7%
Real Estate Finance7%
Sales & Trading5%
Private Equity4%
Corporate Finance4%

By the numbers

more than78k

The average base salary for the MSF Class of 2019 was $78,343—the highest in the program's history.

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