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Finance Department


One in three undergraduates are Finance majors. Joining the Finance program means joining a robust community!


Employment rate within 90 days of graduation


The average starting salary of an undergraduate Finance student

Finance UG Curriculum and Career Tracks

Learn more about the Finance undergraduate curriculum and career tracks.

Finance Faculty Highlights

Discover what our faculty have been up to.

Juliana Salomao

Juliana Salomao granted a $441K National Science Foundation Grant

The three-year grant is titled “The Economic Consequences of the Rise in Capital Flows”, and was won by Professor Juliana Salomao of the Finance Department, and Loukas Karabarbounis of the Economics department. The project will analyze the origins and consequence of capital  allocation across countries.

Richard Thakor

Richard Thakor

Winner of the 2022 Carlson School of Management Award for Excellence in Teaching

Erik Loualiche

Erik Loualiche

- Winner of the Best Paper Award on Financial Institutions at the 2022 Western Finance Association Meeting
- Winner of the 2022 Carlson School of Management Faculty Research Award

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Asset Pricing Conference

The 2023 Macro Asset Pricing Conference will be held on May 19th & 20th at the Carlson School of Management.

CFE Boardroom Presenation

Funds Enterprise

The David S. Kidwell Funds Enterprise (CFE) allows MBA and undergraduate finance students the opportunity to manage over $50 million of real investment money. Guided by the managing director and faculty members, student participants take total control of the money management process.

Business Advancement Center for Health

Business Advancement Center for Health

The Carlson School of Management and the Business Advancement Center for Health (BACH) are uniquely positioned to reimagine and provide leadership in healthcare. By engaging interdisciplinary experts from academia, industry, and the community, BACH is designing and evaluating business-driven innovations that address critical gaps of equity in healthcare.


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