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Finance Honors, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1221 (BCR) Chicago, IL, United States
The Finance Honors program from DePaul University will provide you with a solid foundation in financial management and an understanding of public and private financial processes, financial markets, analysis and investments.
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Overview

Core curriculum focuses on banking and financial services, investment analysis/management, corporate finance management, risk management and qualitative reasoning. Our faculty of scholars and experienced professionals emphasize real-world learning. In the Finance Honors from DePaul University, you’ll also benefit from facilities, such as the Finance Lab virtual trading room, as well as centers in behavioral finance, risk management and financial services, which connect you and our faculty to the finance industry.

You may apply during your junior year and, if admitted, will begin honors courses in spring quarter of your junior year.

DePaul’s Driehaus College of Business is located in downtown Chicago, in the heart of the city’s financial district, providing you with countless opportunities to intern and work professionally with leading firms in the finance industry. You are encouraged to complete an internship with a Chicago-area business during the summer preceding either your junior or senior year.

Career Options

  • Banking
  • Budget analysis
  • Consulting
  • Financial advising
  • Financial analysis
  • International business
  • Investment operations
  • Investor relations
  • Market research
  • Portfolio management

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Financial Statements Analysis
  • Investment Analysis/Management
  • Investment Theory and Practice
  • Money and Banking
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Risk Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All applicants are required to submit official high school transcripts. 
  • Four years of English
  • Three years of mathematics (minimum course work equivalent to Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
  • Three years of science (two of which must be lab science)
  • Two years of social science
  • Two years of language study other than English
  • Invite your high school counselor to submit the Common Application School Report.
  • An official transcript showing courses taken and credit earned
  • Standardized test scores (ACT or SAT)
  • Official community college transcripts for any courses taken

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40551 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40551 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40551 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40551 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    40551 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40551 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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