Class Profile

We build each Berkeley MFE class to incorporate a breadth of experience, expertise, and perspective. Our students hail from around the globe to come to Berkeley and be at the center of innovation.

Students share a common background in quantitative fields such as finance, statistics, economics, mathematics, computer science, or engineering. Each, however, brings different approaches to problem-solving, an eagerness to learn, and a desire to move industry forward.

Here is a look at the class profile for the most recent entering Berkeley MFE class.

Class of 2022

749 applications

79 enrolled students

average age is 25

28% women

13 countries represented

GRE average quant score (percentile): 94%

GRE average verbal score (percentile): 81%

Average years of work experience: 2.5

  • Average undergraduate GPA: 3.79
  • Bachelor's degree: 57%
  • Master's degree: 43%

Undergraduate Majors in descending order

  • Engineering 25%
  • Computer Sciences 22%
  • Finance 20%
  • Economics 13%
  • Math 9%
  • Actuarial Science 5%
  • Statistics 4%
  • Business Commerce 1%
  • Other 1%