Ph.D. in the Finance Area
The Finance Ph.D program is designed to train students for a
career as Professors of Finance at top academic research institutions. The curriculum is designed around a
challenging course of study in both the theory of financial economics and in cutting
edge empirical work.
Ph.D students work closely with a distinguished faculty that
is among the most productive and highly regarded in the world. Our program is small enough that each Ph.D
student gets personal attention and close mentoring. Students
move quickly to the frontier of knowledge and conduct their own research at an
We offer a very competitive financial aid package that
includes a tuition waiver and a generous stipend. Admission to the program is competitive. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of strong
analytical skills, intellectual curiosity, and the self-discipline needed for
conducting original research.
Ph.D. in the Finance Area overview and requirements