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Finance, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #380 (QS) Winston-Salem, NC, United States
The Finance (FIN) major in the Wake Forest University School of Business prepares you for a successful career in financial services, including portfolio management, investment and commercial banking and financial consulting. 
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Overview

Key Features

The major emphasizes a strong concentration in finance, supported by accounting concepts beyond the introductory level, which is critical in a global environment.

This Finance program at Wake Forest University emphasizes the integration of financial economics, accounting and applied statistics to provide students a framework with which to understand a complex financial landscape. Graduates are encouraged to pursue a certification such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

For students to be optimally prepared in a competitive economic environment, it is strongly recommended that students pursue an internship during the summer between the junior and senior year.

In today’s fiercely competitive marketplace, you need more than just a degree. Employers are looking for students that can stand out from the crowd and contribute from day one. You’ll gain that competitive edge at the Wake Forest University School of Business. As an undergraduate business school student, you’ll be exposed to a world of opportunity that will give you the chance to develop the skills and experience that employers are seeking. With classes and activities in the inspiring new Farrell Hall, you’ll benefit from team-based learning, professional development, hands-on experience, leadership opportunities and study abroad programs. You’ll also receive personal attention and access to some of the best business minds in the country–our faculty and alumni. You will leave the School of Business armed with the practical experience and the business acumen to set you apart from the competition.

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:

  • Applied Quantitative Analysis for Finance
  • Principles of Finance
  • Equity Investments
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • International Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking and Investment Banking

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • International student applicants are required to submit a $65 application fee.
  • Certified transcripts are required from each secondary school, college or university attended. A record of at least four years of schooling is needed in order to evaluate the application. 
  • All international students whose first language is not English are required to submit either a TOEFL or an IELTS score. The official score reports should be sent directly to Wake Forest from the testing institutions.
  • Wake Forest does not require applicants to submit an SAT or ACT score in the admissions application. If submitting scores, score reports must be sent directly from the testing organizations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Winston-Salem

  • 864 - 1410 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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