Classes begin every year in early June at NYU Stern in New York City, followed by the Fall, J-term, and Spring semesters at NYU Shanghai.
Students finish the programs after the Spring semester, usually toward the end of May, at NYU Shanghai.
Graduates earn a Master of Science degree issued by New York University.
Students are NOT eligible to apply for OPT after graduation. The MS in Quantitative Finance program is not an OPT-related STEM program and STEM OPT Extension is not applicable.
You can view the MS in Quantitative Finance Class of 2021 profile here.
At this time, we only offer full-time study programs to students.
Typically, Shanghai Hukou policies are announced annually, only apply for the given year, and may be subject to change at any time. Based on each person's individual circumstances, students who meet the criteria may apply following graduation with NYU Shanghai assistance, as needed. Final decisions are always made by the Shanghai government.
We offer a unique China and Asia focus targeted at pre-experience college students and recent graduates. Our students will have the opportunities to study in two global business hubs and enjoy the robust global network of New York University.
Students entering our programs are required to hold a four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the U.S. or an equivalent degree from a foreign country (for example, for applicants from India, all three-year Bachelor's degrees are sufficient to apply).
Please note that you can only submit one NYU Shanghai - NYU Stern Master application per admissions cycle.
The minimum TOEFL score is 100 and the minimum IELTS score is 7. Please view the Standardized Test section of our admissions website for further details.
The Admissions Committee accepts both the GMAT and the GRE and does not have a preference as to which exam you choose to take. Please view the Standardized Test section of our admissions website for further details.
The GMAT or GRE is a required component of an application to the MS programs. While applicants can take either test, they cannot be admitted without a GMAT or GRE score. Please view the Standardized Test section of our admissions website for further details.
Full-time work experience is not a prerequisite to apply and we review all work experience, including internships and part-time work, in our evaluation. Please note that in the Professional Information section of your application you should only tally months of full-time, post-college work experience. Internships, part-time work, and other experiences may be included in your resume and work history.
Non-matriculated students cannot enroll in the NYU Shanghai - NYU Stern MS programs’ courses. However, NYU Stern School of Business offers non-credit, 2-3 day Short Courses on the latest management thinking and practices.
At this time, we do not offer any degree-granting online MS programs. The MS programs are conducted in person.
We offer limited slots of 1-on-1 meetings with members of the Admissions Committee. Please contact us to receive more details regarding available time slots. Please also check the Events section of our website for upcoming information sessions and events.
Students will pay tuition in USD to New York University Bursar office. Registered students would receive an email detailing the tuition, fees, and methods of payment.
No. The programs include a China and Asia focus, in addition to providing experiential learning opportunities that offer exposure to universal principles in the applicable fields and industries. As part of the NYU Alumni community of almost half a million, our graduates will have access to resources and support that will elevate their careers worldwide.
Please use these codes to send the reports to us:
GMAT: MS in Quantitative Finance: H7D-NP-52
IELTS: Institution/Organization: New York University, Department/Person: Shanghai Graduate Admissions (Please choose "China" when selecting the Country/Region for the IELTS score report)
Please view the Standardized Test section of our admissions website for further details.
Please follow the application requirements for the programs you applied to. If more recommendation letters are received, the admissions office will only read the first recommendation letter sent (to be determined by the application system time tracking).
The Admissions Committee does not grant admissions deferrals. If you are admitted and decide not to enroll, you may re-apply for a future term. Leaves of absence are not granted to students who cannot begin the program in the semester for which they were admitted or who cannot successfully complete one course in that first semester (obtaining a grade of D or better).