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This program is normally completed in two years.
The program can be completed in less than two years with approval from a Program Director after a transcript review to determine if the previous coursework taken prior to Lehigh University aligns with a shorter degree completion timeline for the program.
Lehigh University undergraduates accepted to the 4+1 Masters in Financial Engineering program have a pathway to complete the graduate degree in one year.
The MS in Financial Engineering Program is comprised of 36 credit hours.
Find detailed curriculum information on the MFE "Curriculum" webpage.
Yes. Domestic applicants can apply to our full-time, online program. Since courses are taught synchronously, students are expected to be available to attend class in mornings, afternoons and evenings.
View more information on the MFE curriculum page.
The MFE program at Lehigh College of Business is on the STEM Designated Degree Program list for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Having a STEM designated degree program is a valuable signal to employers, and it enables international students to extend their OPT for a total of 36 months.
Students can choose to start classes in spring or fall.
Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year is $55,620.
Find detailed information on the MFE "Tuition and Expenses" webpage.
There is a mix of daytime, evening, and weekend classes, with classes primarily in the daytime, meeting twice/week.
You may view our admission requirements on the MS in Financial Engineering "Admissions Information" webpage.
Performance on the GMAT or GRE is a good indicator of success in the program. While we do not have a minimum score for either test, we look for strong quantitative ability as evidenced in the mathematical portion of the GMAT or GRE. Most of our students score in the 70th percentile or above on their total score, a good measure of the strength of your peers.
No. Work experience is not required for this program.
Lehigh may accept transfer credits per approval of the Program Director and the Office of the Registrar; however, it is not guaranteed credit transfer will be accepted.
To apply for a Lehigh graduate program, or access an in-progress application, use Lehigh's online application system.
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You may view our application deadlines on the MS in Financial Engineering 'Admissions Information' webpage.
Official electronic transcripts via an official secure transcript service are the preferred method of receipt. If the institution offers an electronic secure transcript service please have the institution send them directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If the institution does not offer an official transcript service, the official transcripts and degree certificates must be mailed directly to our office in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Please have the institution mail the transcripts to:
Lehigh University - College of Business
Graduate Programs Office
Lehigh Business Innovation Building, Suite 201
201 E. Packer Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Please visit the MFE "Scholarships and Financial Aid" webpage.
The Graduate Programs Office will be pleased to arrange a class visit for students. Please contact us at least one week prior to the desired visit date so that we may make arrangements. The Graduate Programs Office may be reached at email@example.com or by phone at (610) 758-4450.
For the latest information about campus visits, please visit https://www1.lehigh.edu/admissions/visits-tours.