• Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Finance program at the University of Kentucky offers a variety of courses, both to students who concentrate their studies in finance and to those who desire additional knowledge in various financial areas. Finance majors learn the basic principles of accounting, economics, and quantitative methods, plus corporate finance and investments.

With expertise in corporate finance, investments, economics and financial markets and institutions, you'll be ready for careers in financial analysis, banking, real estate, and financial services.  


The finance majors learn the basic principles of accounting, economics, and quantitative methods, plus corporate finance and investments in order to prepare for careers as stock brokers, working on Wall Street or in corporate finance, banking, and real estate. 

The rigorous curriculum has the student ready to enter the job force, and to move into finance careers with companies such as Procter & Gamble, Humana, Fifth Third Bank, GE Capital and Northwestern Mutual Insurance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Capital Investment and Financing Decisions 
  • Investment Analysis
  • International Finance 
  • Financial Modeling 
  • Quantitative Portfolio Management 
  • Options and Futures 
  • Real Estate Finance 
  • Financial Institutions Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Complete UK International Application for Undergraduate Admission or Common Application
  • Application processing fee (non-refundable)
  • Copy of passport
  • Official transcripts in English
  • Bank Statement 
  • Submit Sponsor Guarantee Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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