What will I learn?

Finance deals with the raising, use, and investment of money or capital by individuals or businesses around the globe. Graduates from this field are valuable in all areas of business, financial institutions, and investment groups.

Finance majors at WSU can focus on any of several areas, including financial management, investment analysis, financial institutions management, financial services, real estate, risk management, and insurance.

Strengths of the program

WSU offers one of the few business programs in the U.S. in which all the business and accounting programs are fully accredited by AACSB International.
All business and economics courses are taught in a state-of-the-art building containing classrooms with Internet connections and the latest audiovisual technology.
Get internships with WSU's connections throughout the U.S. and abroad at industrial corporations, banks, thrift institutions, and securities firms.

Build valuable skills in security analysis and portfolio management by working directly with finance faculty and investment managers.

Careers in finance

Common introductory finance careers include work in corporate finance, financial institutions, and investments.

• Corporate finance specialists help make financial decisions on business expansion, acquisitions, managing cash flows, setting credit terms, and selecting securities.
• Financial institution specialists usually work in the banking industry to evaluate credit, set terms, market loans, and manage risks.
• Investment specialists use their understanding of securities, mutual funds, and laws to build careers as stockbrokers, financial planners, security analysts, and money or portfolio managers.

Which department am I in?

Carson College of Business

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$26,300.00 (19,51,039) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected May, November 2022

Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

Everett Campus

915 N. Broadway,

EVERETT,

Washington,

98201, United States

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$26,312.00 (19,51,929) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected May, November 2022

Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

Washington State University

370 Lighty Student Services Building,

PULLMAN,

Washington,

99164, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be considered for admission to Washington State University as a freshman, a student needs to complete at least 12 years of school, culminating in an appropriate secondary certificate or external examination. (We may consider the first year or two of university in some countries to be secondary level.); Schooling should include preparation in humanities, mathematics, basic sciences, and social sciences; WSU requires a minimum grade point average of 2.70 (on a 4.00 scale) for admission as an international freshman.

For international students

To be considered for admission to Washington State University as a freshman, a student needs to complete at least 12 years of school, culminating in an appropriate secondary certificate or external examination. (We may consider the first year or two of university in some countries to be secondary level.)

Schooling should include preparation in humanities, mathematics, basic sciences, and social sciences.

WSU requires a minimum grade point average of 2.70 (on a 4.00 scale) for admission as an international freshman.

TOEFL: 80; IELTS: 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Washington State University

Since 1890, WSU has been inspiring problem-solvers and encouraging learners to make the world a better place.

  • Student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1
  • 200+ fields of study available from 11 academic colleges
  • Over USD 400 million given in scholarships and financial aid
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