What will I learn?

DePaul's Finance program will provide you with a solid foundation in financial management and an understanding of public and private financial processes, financial markets, analysis and investments.

As Finance major, you will take courses in:

  • Corporate finance​
  • Financial statements analysis
  • Investment theory and practice
  • Money and banking
  • Quantitative reasoning
  • Risk management

You will also take multiple elective courses. Depending on your career goals, you may take a series of courses that focus on one of the following areas:

  • Banking and financial services
  • Corporate financial management
  • Investment analysis/ management
  • Risk management

Learning Outcomes

Core Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Use analytical and reflective skills in decision making.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues confronting them.
  • Contribute to the performance of a group within a business setting.
  • Know the differences among global economies, institutions, business practices and cultures.
  • Acquire knowledge of the functional areas of business and the interrelationships among the functional areas within a business.

Program Specific Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Understand financial theory and how it can be applied to financial decision making.
  • Understand the structure of the financial markets and the roles of institutions in those markets.

Which department am I in?

Driehaus College of Business

Study options

Full Time (192 hours)

Tuition fees
US$41,601.00 per year

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

Start date

28 March 2020, 9 September 2020

Venue

DePaul University

Loop Campus,

1 East Jackson Blvd,

CHICAGO,

Illinois,

60604, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

You are considered an international freshman applicant if you have been educated outside of the U.S. at any time during secondary school (high school).

For international students

You are considered an international freshman applicant if you have been educated outside of the U.S. at any time during secondary school (high school).

English Proficiency

TOEFL: 80 on the IBT TOEFL with no subsection lower than 17; IELTS Academic: 6.5 on the IELTS Academic; PTE Academic: minimum English academic score of 53.

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About this uni

92 percent of DePaul undergraduate students enter into professional employment or continue their studies within sixth months of graduating.

  • Two campuses in Chicago, Illinois
  • 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • One of the nation’s Best Value Colleges (Forbes)
  • Over 350 student clubs and organizations