Tulane University offers an advanced placement option for students from Zhejiang University in China to receive a master of finance degree. This program is a thirty-four (34) credit hour program comprising the curriculum of the Tulane Master of Finance program. Students accepted into this program will take at least eighteen (18) credit hours from Tulane University and will be eligible to transfer sixteen (16) credits from Zhejiang University for advanced placement credit at Tulane. Upon successful completion of the combined thirty-four (34) credits from Zhejiang University and Tulane University, Tulane will confer the Master of Finance degree.
Each year, Zhejiang University selects a maximum of twenty (20) students from among their best undergraduates as candidates for this program. In the winter of their Junior year, the twenty (20) students are selected by the admissions committee for the advanced placement master of finance program and awarded advanced placement status.
The students selected for the ZAPP program study at Tulane University from January to December, and graduate in May of the following year.