Master of Science in Finance (STEM) atFairfield University Department of Finance

Course Commencement Date (Fall) Sep , 2023 View all dates


1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Fairfield University's Master of Science in Finance provides unique opportunities for individuals who want to further their careers in the areas of investments, corporate finance, and banking
  • It's especially useful for those seeking certification as a chartered financial analyst (CFA), certified financial manager (CFM), or a financial risk manager (FRM)
  • Program Specializations:-
    Business Analytics – develop skills for continuous iterative exploration and investigation of past business performance to gain insight and drive business planning by using data and statistical methods
    Corporate Finance - broaden and deepen skills in corporate development/strategic planning and/or risk management
    Accounting – sharpen accounting acumen
  • This degree is STEM Designated and provides students with the ability to compete for the growing employment demand of jobs in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields
  • The Charles F. Dolan School of Business is ranked #19 for Finance by U.S. News & World Report 2023


  • University Rankings
    • #115

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 27,74,343
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
InsuranceINR 3,20,065
Commencement FeeINR 16,588
Registration FeeINR 8,294
Graduate Student Activity FeeINR 10,782
TotalINR 3,55,729

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.94


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 16ᵗʰ September 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

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  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or the international equivalent) or have completed the equivalent coursework prior to beginning the program
  • To be eligible to pursue an accounting specialization within the MSF, students must have an undergraduate degree (BS or BA) with a major in accounting or the equivalent
  • Pre-requisite coursework includes Financial Accounting, Statistics, Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics
    • Prerequisite coursework can be completed at Fairfield University
  • The Charles F. Dolan School of Business generally seeks graduate students with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • 80 on the internet based test is strongly recommended


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  • The Charles F. Dolan School of Business generally seeks graduate students with a GMAT score of at least 500


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  • A score of 53 is recommended


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  • A score of 6.5 or higher is strongly recommended


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  • The GRE may be substituted for the GMAT


Marks - 105/160

Other eligibility criteria
  • GMAT/GRE waiver:- This requirement may be waived for MSF applicants who meet one or more of the following criteria:

    • Graduates and current seniors of undergraduate business majors in the Dolan School of Business provided their overall Fairfield GPA is at least 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale)
    • Graduates and current seniors of undergraduate business majors of AACSB accredited business schools provided their overall GPA is at least a 3.50 (on a 4.0 scale)
    • Passed Level 1 of the CFA or FRM
    • Professional certifications related to business (e.g. CPA, CIMA, CAIA, etc.)
    • J.D., M.D., Ph.D., or a graduate degree in a related field
    • Two or more years of significant or relevant work experience in business or a related field
  • Applicants may be required to participate in an interview as part of the admission process. If required, candidates will be contacted by the program director to schedule an appointment
Conditional Offer

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Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Two recommendation forms and letters
    • One of which, preferably, from a current employer or supervisor. Recommendations are completed online. At the time of application, candidates must provide the email addresses and names of their two recommenders
  • A professional resume
    • Applicants are required to submit a current resume that includes employment and education history (submit online)

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended demonstrating
  • A personal statement
    • Students should describe why they want to undertake graduate studies in public health (submit online)
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • GMAT/GRE scores
  • Copy of Passport
  • Financial Documentation
    • Must submit copies of bank statements demonstrating funds to cover the one year estimated cost of attendance
  • Affidavit of Financial Support
    • Must be submitted if funds to cover the cost of attendance are being demonstrated by the applicant’s parents, legal guardians, or sponsors

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

USD 65 = INR 5.39 Thousand
Mode of payment: Credit card
  • For Graduate & Continuing Studies students, payment plans are available during the fall and spring semesters
  • At registration, students pay one-third of the tuition plus 100% of the fees. The student will sign a promissory note to pay the remaining tuition balance in two consecutive monthly installments
  • The promissory note payment due dates vary according to the semester
  • There is a processing fee of $40/semester for utilizing the monthly payment plan

Important Dates

Sep , 2023

Course Commencement Date (Fall)

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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