Finance and Risk Engineering
If you’ve ever been drawn to a field that some people are calling “the rocket science of Wall Street,” Finance and Risk Engineering might be the course of study for you.
- In light of NYU's response to COVID-19, the Department of Finance and Risk Engineering is closed, but operating remotely during regular business hours. All inquiries should be directed via email to the appropriate faculty, staff, or student club representative. Contact Us »
- NYU FRE has placed #5 in the world, according to Quant Finance Master’s Guide for 2020, published by Risk.net, an eight-position leap from last year. Additionally, TFE Times listed NYU FRE as #3 among the 2020 Best Master’s of Financial Engineering Programs, up from number four last year. Read More »
With the financial industry becoming increasingly complex and reliant on sophisticated mathematical models, it’s no surprise that demand is growing for quantitative analysts with a blend of math ability, computer skills, deep understanding of finance, and grasp of machine learning.
Information about our grading policy, Capstone requirements, Transfer Admissions, Cross-Registration, and more.
Research is at the heart of the Department of Finance and Risk Engineering’s activities.
Events held by the FRE Department that supplement the learning experience for both current students and alumni.