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The Master in Finance Admission Process
The IE Admissions Department works full-time to ensure that dynamic and creative candidates with a deep well of untapped potential, join our program. We undertake a rigorous and holistic selection process that balances the value of professional and academic achievements with well-developed interpersonal skills. It’s no coincidence our international classrooms are brimming with talent and vision – it’s what we do.
The admission process is divided in five steps. Below you will find detailed information on each step, from sending of the online application form to the final decision of our Admissions Committee. In addition, we provide a series of explanatory videos to solve any questions that may arise about the process.
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ONLINE APPLICATION FORM
At www.ie.edu/app, candidates should complete the sections that appear in the online application form and must also upload the following documents:
- Bachelor degree from an accredited university*
- Official university transcripts (certified translation into English or Spanish)
- 1 page CV/Resume
- 2 letters of recommendation
- English language certificate – for non-Native English speakers: we accept the TOEFL (minimum score of 100), the IELTS (minimum score of 7) or a Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency level. A certificate is not required if you completed an undergraduate degree in English. If you take the TOEFL or the IELTS, your English exam is valid for two years, since the day you took the exam.
- Photocopy of current passport
- Passport size picture
- Application fee: 125€ or 175€ in case of applying to 2 programs (fee is not refundable)
*Possible additional legalization and/or translation requirements might be applicable. Please click here for more info.
Once you have submitted your online application and paid the application fee, you will receive a link to answer three live questions, two in video format and one in written format. This way, our admissions team will be able to meet you virtually and evaluate your capacity to respond in real time.
Candidates are required to take one of the four entrance exams: GMAT, GRE, CFA level I or CAIA level I.
In regards to the GMAT exam, a competitive score is recommendable, 80% of our students have GMAT 650-770.
If you submit GRE, the score should be equivalent to GMAT 650.
Candidates will go through an interview (face-to-face or via Skype) with the Admissions Team or an IE Business School Finance Ambassador.
ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE FINAL DECISION
After the interview, your entire application will be evaluated holistically by our Admissions Committee. This is the last step of your application and it will take roughly 1-3 weeks for the Admissions Committee to get back to you with a final decision. Admissions are valid for the intake you apply to and the following one.
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Master in Finance Fees
The tuition fee for the Master in Advanced Finance is €37,200*.
Many of our students visit our Financial Aid office for a personal consultation to address their financial needs, and we are happy to speak on the phone or set up an appointment if you have any questions.
*Please bear in mind that prices are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
WE’LL HELP YOU FUND YOUR EDUCATION
The Financial Aid office looks for solutions to help cover program costs. The IE Foundation provides resources thanks to contributions from alumni, corporations and anonymous donors.
IE works alongside some of Spain’s largest financial institutions to bring students affordable ways to finance their programs. In addition to competitive interest rates, these loan programs offer grace periods and up to 10-year repayment plans.IE Loans
Scholarships range from 5% to 35% of tuition, and are awarded according to three criteria: merit, diversity, and financial need. IE also has a special fund with an endowment of €6 million for scholarships aimed at supporting women’s education. All financial assistance is possible thanks to contributions made by various companies to the Corporate Fund of Excellence.IE Scholarships
HOW TO APPLY FOR
Funding your studies is an important decision. The Financial Aid office helps candidates make a financial plan to help them get the necessary resources to fund their education in IE. Our Financial Aid department has a team that will help you plan your future.GO TO FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION FORM