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.

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  • 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, 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 »

Financial Engineering, M.S.

With a dynamically changing global world, our program trains our financial engineers to adapt theoretical and financial constructs into profitable and innovative opportunities.

Current Students

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.

Event Highlights

Events held by the FRE Department that supplement the learning experience for both current students and alumni.

Catching FiRE

The official newsletter of the NYU Tandon Department of Finance and Risk Engineering

ARPM Partnership

Earn academic credits by enrolling in the ARPM Quant Bootcamp as your Capstone experience