University of Pennsylvania

The Wharton School

Ph.D. Program in Finance



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. Program in Finance

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The primary mission of the PhD program in finance is to prepare students of exceptional talent for careers in research and teaching at the world's leading academic institutions. The faculty are renowned for their research, both empirical and theoretical, in areas such as the structure of financial markets, the formation and behavior of financial asset prices, banking and monetary systems, corporate control and capital structure, saving and capital formation and international financial markets.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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