The IE Admissions Department makes a rigorous selection among the large numbers of candidates who apply to the Masters in Finance: selecting dynamic, creative, high-potential profiles that stand out by their academic and professional achievements as well as interpersonal skills.Request Information
The main points that we evaluate during the admissions process include: the candidate´s knowledge and interest in finance, excellent quantitative skills, capability to work in a multicultural group and to handle heavy workload & stress. Also, the candidate´s enthusiasm, motivation and proved potential to highly succeed in the finance sector are important evaluation factors for us.
Submit the application form
The online application allows us know you better in order to find out if you are the candidate we are looking for. Fill in the application in the language in which you intend to pursue the program. In order to process the application, candidates must pay a non-refundable application fee of 125€.
You can choose to present 1 of the 3 different entrance exam options:
– GMAT (680 average – GMAT reporting code 6XT-ZH-93) (our minimum is 610pts)
– CFA Level I for Master in Finance/Global Master in Finance, CFA level II for Master in Advanced Finance
– CAIA level I for all Masters in Finance programs
IE offers you the opportunity to do a trial GMAT test at your convenience before you actually sign up for a GMAT official exam.
Formal interview (face to face or online)
If the Admissions Committee deems that your profile meets these standards, we will contact you to arrange an interview. This interview will be conducted in person, or in the case of our international applicants, via Skype webcam.
The interview examines the data provided in the application in greater detail and evaluates whether your profile will meet the demands of the program.
We take the final decision
Following the interview and upon review of your entire application, the Admissions Committee will make its final decision based on the evaluation of your candidature as a whole. A final decision communication is typically 10 days after the interview has taken place.
If you are successful, you will be usually be offered a place for a certain period of time. Our Admissions Team will send you information about how to reserve your place on the program and how to finalize enrollment.
The Master in Finance has been consistently ranked in the top 4 by the Financial Times´ Global Masters in Finance rankings in the past four years. It is also ranked No.1 worldwide by eFinancialCareers, a ranking that measures the number of students who got jobs in top investment banks.