Washington University – St. Louis just released their placement statistics for their 2011 master in finance class. Placements look strong, especially in a bad economy. I will be interested in seeing what placements look like with the program splitting into two tracks.

There is also a class profile for the 2012 class towards the end.

Recent Master in Finance Graduates Received Offers From:
– Avondale Partners
– Bain & Company
– Bank of America
– Bloomberg
– Boart Longyear
– CableLabs
– Capital One
– China Jianyin Investment Co. Ltd
– CITIC Securities
– Credit Suisse
– Deloitte Consulting
– Edward Jones
– General Mills
– Goldman Sachs
– Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)
– JPMorgan Chase
– MSCI
– Optima Fund Management
– Pacific Investment Management Company LLC (PIMCO)
– Pulse Advisory
– Quantitative Services Group, LLC (QSG)
– Reinsurance Group of America
– Scottrade
– TH Business Advisors, LLC
– Wells Fargo

 

These are some prominant companies. You can also see a mixture of traditional Master in Finance type placements as well as some more quantitative placements.

 

Compensation

Median Base – $65,000

Median Bonus – $6,000

 

Class of 2012 Profile

Total number of students – 54
Median age – 23
Average GMAT – 681
Average undergraduate GPA – 3.50
International students – 39%
Students with previous full-time work – 63%
Admit rate – 8%


Here is a link to the Washington University – St. Louis Master in Finance program: