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Finance, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Iowa City, IA, United States
The finance major will prepare you for a career in one of the most dynamic sectors of the world’s economy. Global financial markets challenge analysts and strategists, and extended market hours increase the demand for trained investment analysts. The bachelor degree program in Finance is offered by The University of Iowa.
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Overview

At The University of Iowa we offer a bachelor degree in Finance. Finance professionals interpret the flood of information and implement trading and financial strategies. To prepare for work in this field, you must acquire a grounding in theory balanced with experience in hands-on market trading.

Career Development

  • Over 90 percent of students reported that they found permanent employment, were accepted to graduate school, or were not seeking employment within six months of graduation. The Pomerantz Career Center offers multiple resources to help students find internships and jobs.
  • A degree in finance will prepare you for careers in areas such as corporate treasury operations, mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, sales and security trading, commercial banking and financial services, credit analysis, mortgage lending, financial planning, public administration, and venture capital.
  • For additional information about careers, visit What Can I Do with a Major in Finance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introductory Financial Management
  • Financial Information Technology
  • Investment Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
  • Topics in Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Submit an application
  • Pay the $80 application fee
  • Upload your academic records
  • If your first language is not English: Have the testing agency send us your TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score, if applicable, based on our English Proficiency Requirements.
Have your ACT or SAT score sent to us by the testing agency if:
  • You completed secondary school in the United States
  • You are applying for direct admission to the Tippie College of Business, the College of Engineering, or the University of Iowa Honors Program
  • You plan to apply for scholarships (some awards require an ACT or SAT score)
  • Our institution code for ACT is 1356; our institution code for SAT is 6681

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33558 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33558 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33558 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33558 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11556 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11556 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Iowa City

  • 1187 - 1850 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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