Early Entry


Get a jump start on Grad School with our exclusive Early Entry Program for outstanding UNC Charlotte undergraduates. Students admitted to the M.S. in Mathematical Finance Early Entry Program will have provisional acceptance into the M.S. in Mathematical Finance and students can double count twelve of their graduate courses towards the completion of both their undergraduate and graduate degrees.  

Admission Process

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must be a current UNC Charlotte undergraduate student

  • 3.2 cumulative undergraduate GPA

  • 75 earned undergraduate hours

  • Competitive GMAT/GRE score could be waived for candidates meeting certain requirements.  Learn more here.  

  • Specific prerequisite course work. See the prerequisite form to find specific descriptions for each of these courses

Application Requirements:
  • Completed application submitted online through the Graduate School's application system including:

    • Statement of purpose

    • Three letters of recommendation

    • Upload transcript(s) of all academic work attempted beyond high school

    • Official GRE or GMAT scores with emphasis placed on the quantitative portion.  To learn more about the GMAT/GRE waiver process click here.

    • Resume ​

Visit Graduate Admissions and the Graduate School application for more information.

Benefits  of Early Entry

  • Provisional acceptance to the M.S. in Math Finance program, without an additional application after graduation, if the student performs satisfactorily in graduate-level classes
  • Jumpstart on graduate work - begin taking graduate-level classes while an undergrad
  • Double count up to 12 hours of graduate coursework
  • Take up to 15 hours of graduate work while an undergrad
  • Cost-effective - Early Entry Students are charged undergraduate tuition and fees for all courses taken until the bachelor's degree is complete
  • Possible GMAT/GRE waiver.  Learn more here.

 Contact the Associate Director for Graduate Student Services, Amy Riter, for further information.