The Ohio State University MSF Program Update

I’ve been covering the Ohio State University MSF program for a number of years now and have watched the program grow and mature. It is one of the main programs students ask me about, which I owe to the fact that OSU is a highly recognized name as well as a great Masters in Finance program. I wanted to do an update for everyone, specifically on the placement success, as it has been some time since I last blogged about the program.


This is what everyone usually asks for. These have grown over the years. I last posted about the placements in 2013. Below is a list of all the firms making offers to Ohio State MSF students. I’ve bolded those placements which are new from the last time I posted.

  • ADIA
  • Advantage Sales & Marketing
  • Alliance Data
  • AlphaMetrix
  • Alvarez & Marsal
  • Arbor Realty Trust
  • Blackmore Partners
  • Bricker & Eckler
  • Caesars Palace
  • Cardinal Health
  • Changjiang Securities
  • Chatsworth Securities
  • China Merchant Bank
  • Chrysler
  • Citigroup
  • Clopay
  • Commerce National Bank
  • Crowe Horwath
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Delphos International Consulting
  • Duff & Phelps
  • Edward Jones
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Everbank
  • Greif
  • Hao Capital
  • HER Realty
  • Hicks Partners
  • Huntington
  • HSBC
  • Huron Consulting
  • JPMorgan Asset Management
  • KCP Capital
  • KeyBank
  • KPMG (U.S.)
  • KPMG (China)
  • Koch Industries
  • L-3 Communications
  • Lancaster Pollard
  • Lazear Capital
  • Limited Brands
  • Longaberger
  • Matrix Partners
  • Michael J. Fox Foundation
  • MLV & Co.
  • Moodys
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nationwide
  • NetJets
  • Northern Trust
  • Ohio Health
  • Oppenheimer & Co.
  • Red Capital Group
  • Roulston Research
  • School Employees Retirement System of Ohio
  • State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio
  • The Ohio State University Office of Investments
  • The Dover Group
  • Urban Green Energy
  • UBS Investment Banking
  • Volvo Trucks
  • Wells Fargo
  • WTS Group
  • Yingda International Trust

100% of domestic students seeking jobs accepted offers within 6 months of graduating. 85% of all international students ultimately accepted offers. Comforting statistics, especially for foreign students .

2015 Incoming Class Profile

  • Number of Students – 56
  • GMAT – 664
  • GRE – 151 V/158 Q
  • GPA – 3.5
  • International – 71%
  • Countries Represented – USA, Brazil, China, India, Canada, Taiwan

For those thinking about applying this year, the application is open. For Domestic Students , December 11 is the deadline for financial aid priority, with May 11 being the overall deadline. International students have a final deadline of February 15. Still plenty of time to get an application in.

Here is a link to the Ohio State University MSF Program


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