Here are some key facts and figures regarding our global presence:
- We have more than 135,000 members in 150 countries/territories.
- There are local member societies in more than 70 countries/territories.
- More than 300 universities around the world have incorporated the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge into their own academic programs.
- More than 4,000 students from 865 universities around the world participated in the 2014-2015 CFA Institute Research Challenge season.
CFA Institute has more than 135,000 members in 150 countries and territories.*
This graphic shows the top ten employers of CFA charterholders and candidates globally.**
Companies are ranked by their combined total of total candidates and CFA charterholders.
Top ten companies include JP Morgan Chase, PwC, HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, UBS, Ernst & Young, RBC, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, and Wells Fargo.
*CFA Institute member geographic distribution statistics are from June 2014.
**Top employer data is self-reported and not verified by CFA Institute. Counts are approximate based on data from June 2014.