Finance: PhD

The finance PhD program's focus is financial economics applied to financial management, financial institutions and markets, and includes course work in microeconomics, statistics, econometrics, and finance seminars.

Specializations are corporate finance, asset management and institutional investors, and empirical asset pricing.

The doctoral program requires four to 5 years of work while in residence on the Eugene campus. The goal is to equip students to conduct original research on important problems that are of interest to both academics and practitioners in the field of finance.

Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:

Program-Specific Application Requirements:

  • GMAT or GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Higher TOEFL/IELTS than UO minimums
  • Interview
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Charles H. Lundquist College of Business
Campus: Eugene
Fall Term:
Final Deadline - January 5