Brandeis International Business School


By teaching rigorous business, finance and economics, connecting students to best practices and immersing them in international experiences, Brandeis IBS prepares exceptional individuals from around the globe to become principled professionals in companies and public institutions worldwide.

Brandeis IBS has a worldwide reputation for academic excellence:

  • Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA) — Lemberg Program is ranked 2nd in the U.S. among pre-experience programs by the Financial Times.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is on the Princeton Review’s list of top business schools in the world and has been for ten years in a row
  • Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program is ranked fifth in the country by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer)The school is part of Brandeis University, a medium-sized private research university with global reach located a short drive from Boston, Massachusetts. The university was established as a nonsectarian institution with inclusivity as one of its founding principles. Brandeis is distinguished by its values of rigorous learning, critical thinking and bettering the world on an individual level, all of which are rooted in Jewish history and culture.


Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance

Our Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA) program options feature an innovative curriculum around our core strengths in international finance, economics and business. The MA targets the financial and economic skills needed to understand forces driving the global economy and the operations of international capital markets.

Work experience is not required.

Key elements of the MA curriculum include:

  • a conceptual framework for understanding global markets
  • sophisticated skills in finance, accounting, business and economic analysis, and quantitative methods
  • an ability to apply skills and expertise to real-world trends and challenges
  • concrete skills in financial modeling and analysis through the use of our expansive Bloomberg Lab, one of the largest in the Boston area

Choices of Concentration:

  • Applied Economic Analysis
  • Data Analytics
  • Financial Economics
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate Finance

Duration: 2 years

Tuition fee: $50,965 pa

Average GMAT: 708
Median GMAT: 715
Average GPA: 3.4

Male to Female Ratio: 41:59
Average Age: 23



Tuition fee: $50,965 pa

Average GMAT: 612
Median GMAT: 595
Average GPA: 3.4
Average Work Experience: 6 years

Male to Female Ratio: 59:41
Average Age: 30

Master of Science in Finance

Tuition fee: $57,709 pa

Average GMAT: 701
Median GMAT: 710
Average GPA: 3.5

Male to Female Ratio: 42:58
Average Age: 23