Graduate Program

Experience a full spectrum of topics and research

The Center for Computational Finance and Economic Systems (CoFES) is part of an interdisciplinary graduate degree infrastructure and offers curriculum and research opportunities for students interested in quantitative finance, risk management, and economic systems.

Centered in Rice University's George R. Brown School of Engineering, CoFES collaborates with the Jones Graduate School of Business and the School of Social Sciences to broaden research, and coordinate education programs in quantitative analysis, economics, and finance.

Doctoral Degree Programs

  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • Finance or business with an emphasis on statistics
  • Quantitative fields including computer science, computational applied mathematics and operations, electrical and computer engineering, and physics
  • Doctoral students in statistics interested in jointly pursuing a professional master of economics, finance, business, or other quantitative fields

Professional Master Degree Programs

* Pending Fall 2024


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Physical Address
6100 Main St.
Maxfield Hall, Suite 113
Houston, TX, 77005

Mailing Address
CoFES MS-138
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX, 77251-1892