Student Body Profile

Please find below some information on our student body profile. The number of applications considered for each new cohort fluctuates from year to year as does the composition of the applicant pool. No average percentage that would accurately reflect the chance for admissions for each class of applicants should be deduced from the information below which is provided only to provide a general overview of this year's student body. All figures are for the enrolled class unless otherwise noted.

Student Qualifications

Bar graph of amount of work experience before starting in QMSS: 36% have zero years; 40% have 1-2 years; 12% have 3-5 years; 9% have 5-10 years, and 3% have 10+ years.

QMSS draws its students from a highly qualified pool of applicants each year. Our students come from many of the world's top universities with expertise, both academic and professional, in a broad spectrum of disciplines. 

Median GRE Verbal Percentile: 90

Median GRE Quantitative Percentile: 92

% Students w/ Previous Advanced Degrees: 14%

% Students w/ Previous Work Experience: 64%

Student Demographic Information

Our students come to us from many different academic and professional backgrounds with many different interests and goals. QMSS seeks to provide an interdisciplinary environment where students can learn valuable lessons from their classmates applying quantitative methods to their varying disciplines, cross-disciplinary barriers while pursuing their interests, and broaden their professional networks both domestically and internationally.  

International Student Participation: 67%

Nations Represented: 18

Gender Breakdown: 66% Female / 34% Male

Bar graph of undergraduate majors of QMSS students: 1% Art/design; 3% computer science; 27% economics; 14% finance/management; 5% humanities; 5% journalism/communication; 5% mathematics; 3% natural sciences; 1% performing arts; 14% political science; 8% psychology/cognitive science; 5% social science; 7% statistics/actuarial sciences