• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

The primary goal of the Economics - Finance program at the Southern New Hampshire University is to establish a solid foundation in the applied and theoretical areas of international and domestic finance, business and economics. As an economics/finance major, you’ll develop the analytical and quantitative skills needed for corporate and individual financial management and economic modeling and forecasting.

The economics/finance major is an undergraduate program that meets the needs of employers in a range of industries. By taking finance courses and studying economics, students develop the skills required for financial analysis, management and economic modeling and forecasting.

As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in economics/finance at SNHU include:

  • Supportive community. Join the SNHU campus community of students who are closely connected with faculty and staff dedicated to your success
  • Affordability. SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships. (This scholarship amount is only for students who do not need a visa to study in the U.S.)
  • Innovative programs. Save time and tuition with our three-year degree programs or study abroad at little or no extra cost
  • Accessible faculty. Learn from highly credentialed faculty who are experts in their fields and interact with you in the classroom, dining hall, fitness center and the stands
  • Opportunity. Tap into our nationwide network of alumni and strong connections with employers for internship and career opportunities
  • Campus experience. Enjoy more than 50 student clubs, champion Division II athletics and fun events on our 300-acre campus in Manchester, N.H., named a "Best Place to Live" by Money magazine
Internships & Outcomes

The economics and finance BS prepares graduates for employment in a variety of fields including banking, corporate finance, insurance, personal finance and securities. There are many in-demand careers available for those interested in finance and economics. For example, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics notes employment of financial analysts is projected to grow 12 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations, while employment of personal financial advisors is projected to grow 30 percent over the same period.

Accreditation

This program is accredited by ACBSP.

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:
  • Microeconomics 
  • Managerial Economics 
  • Money and Banking 
  • Intermediate Macroeconometrics 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Fundamentals of Investments 
  • Applied Statistics 

      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:

        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

      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).

      • Applicants for undergraduate programs must have the equivalent of a US High School Diploma with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 - 2.49 may be eligible for provisional admission.
      • All transcripts submitted must be official copies of degrees, diplomas, or certificates. Academic documents must include an official transcript with record of courses and grades/marks received. Transcripts should be in a sealed and stamped envelope by the issuing institution.

      Tuition Fee

      • International Applies to you

        30756 USD/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
      • National Applies to you

        30756 USD/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

      Living costs for Manchester

      • 990 - 1790 USD/month
        Living Costs

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

      Funding

      Southern New Hampshire University offers several types of need and non-need based grants and scholarships to help you meet the cost of a university education. To be eligible for federal grants and to demonstrate need, students are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Grants and scholarships do not need to be repaid.

      StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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      Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.