The Master of Finance program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business leapt to a top 25 ranking nationwide.

Last year, the program was ranked No. 47. This year the program landed at No. 25 in The Financial Engineering Times’ 2016 Master of Finance Rankings.

“It is an honor to be in such esteemed company,” said Taylor Randall, dean of the David Eccles School of Business. “This jump in rankings further validates our efforts to provide a world-class business education to students and ensure we preparing them for productive careers. Several of our programs are now ranked in the top 25.”

The Financial Engineering Times rankings are based on criteria that includes: GMAT scores, starting salary, undergraduate GPA, prog