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Business (Concentration in Finance), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , OR,
Finance is about connecting the economic story with a sound strategy and successful financial analysts assess value Our financial system is in need of passionate and knowledgeable leaders to solve global economic problems and help businesses plan for a better future. The financial industry is undergoing a vast transformation as the global economy regains strength and businesses expand into new markets. based on greater economic market conditions to guide business decisions.

About

Financial experts with a deep understanding of emerging macro-economic trends and experience with new technologies and regulatory standards are in high demand. Beyond mathematical formulas, tomorrow’s financial leaders must understand how marketplace conditions drive business strategy.

The Finance Program

If you have a passion for detailed analysis and mathematics, formulating and framing benchmarks, creative problem solving, increasing efficiencies, or monitoring trends and interpreting outcomes, the finance option is the right business focus for you! Finance students can expect a challenging, rigorous, and rewarding experience that will prepare them for the high-end financial industry, such as corporate finance, banking, or in an investment-related field. Finance is about connecting the economic story with a sound strategy and successful financial analysts assess value based on greater economic market conditions to guide business decisions. Our students are challenged to think about all financial pain-points that generate the need for a stronger financial structure. This holistic approach helps you to gain the confidence and critical thinking skills to make tangible impact in a business.

The Finance Curriculum

Portland State University’s integrated undergraduate finance program aims to connect economic theories to real world applications, providing you with a seamless transition to your next destination. We are one of few programs in the nation that integrates accounting coursework for a more comprehensive understanding of business, setting you apart in a competitive job market. We also encourage finance students to add additional concentrations, certificates, and minors to further distinguish yourselves.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Intermediate Financial Management
  • Investments
  • Fundamentals of Derivative Securities
  • Valuation
  • International Financial Management
  • Finance Topics and Cases

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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:

    527

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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Academic Requirements

Domestic Applicants:

  • Go to Banweb, PSU's Online Application System. It will open in a new window. Simply close when you have completed your application to return to the Admissions site.
  • After creating a login, select Undergraduate - FRESHMAN as your student type from the drop down menu.
  • With your application you must submit a non-refundable $50 application fee; you will be required to pay this via Visa or MasterCard. A $2 processing fee will apply. If you are eligible for the PSU fee deferral as an undergraduate, you will be able to choose this option for payment.
  • Submit official transcripts in the original sealed envelopes from all schools attended along with test scores (if applicable).

International Applicants:

  • Go to Banweb, PSU's online application system. It will open in a new window. Simply close when you have completed your application to return to the Admissions site.
  • After creating a login, select Intl Undergrad - FRESHMAN as your student type from the drop down menu.
  • With your application you must submit a non-refundable $50 application fee; you will be required to pay this via Visa or MasterCard. A $2 processing fee will apply.
  • Submit transcripts from all schools attended.
  • Upload and submit admission application documents from schools outside the United States.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    570 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 570 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    171 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 171 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Portland

  • 1271 - 2270 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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