Welcome to the future of finance.
Here you can learn about the Department of Finance at the University of Illinois and the path-breaking research of our faculty. Studies continually rank the Department as among the world's most productive finance research units.
The Department is also home to outstanding teachers who deliver high-quality, challenging courses. Practice and learning converge to give Illinois finance students an active, engaging educational experience - in our pioneering Master of Science in Finance program, our Masters of Financial Engineering program, our top-tier PhD program, and our nationally-ranked undergraduate curriculum.
The University of Illinois
The Finance Department is part of the College of Business, which in turn is
part of part of the University of Illinois at
Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement,
distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and
internationally renowned faculty. Illinois alumni have earned Nobel and
Pulitzer Prizes and Olympic medals, have orbited the earth, and lead
international corporations. The campus offers rich experiences beyond the
classroom, from the best performing arts to Big Ten sports.
In the News
Finance lecturer Dennis Beard, EMBA candidate Kerris Lee win innovation awards
March 5, 2014:
Brown & Weisbenner: Many colleges 'hoard' endowments during rough times
March 4, 2014:
Jeff Brown, Scott Weisbenner examine 'endowment hoarding' phenomenon
February 28, 2014:
Money Smart Week 2014
The Department of Finance Literacy program, in partnership with the Federal Reserve
Bank of Chicago, hosts the seventh annual Video Essay Contest as a part of Money Smart Week,
April 5 through April 12, 2014.
Take a look at the Video Essays submitted by University and High School Students for Money Smart Week 2008-2013.