Undergraduate Programs

Launch your career in the dynamic world of finance by mastering financial analysis.

The University of Toledo's AACSB accredited John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation boasts a stellar reputation as one of the nation's top business schools, as recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek. Our comprehensive finance program offers students an immersive educational experience that prepares them for success in a rapidly changing financial landscape.

Finance majors delve into a rigorous curriculum covering corporate finance, financial institutions, financial markets, security analysis, and investments.

Customize your degree with a specialization in:

  • Corporate finance
  • Financial institutions
  • Financial services
  • Investment management

Top Reasons to Study Finance at UToledo

  1. Top Business School.
    John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation ranks among the top 5% of business colleges worldwide, providing unparalleled support, dedicated faculty and state-of-the-art resources.
  2. State-of-the-art trading room.
    Immerse yourself in real-world securities research and portfolio management in the John B. and Lillian E. Neff Trading Room. This facility offers a comprehensive suite of financial analysis tools, company data and stock exchange quotes through our partnership with FactSet.
  3. Hands-on portfolio management experience.
    Participate in the Student Managed Portfolio class and gain practical experience managing an impressive $3 million+ fund for the UToledo Foundation. As financial analysts and portfolio managers, students engage in comprehensive research, strategic investment, preparation of quarterly reports, and delivering presentations to the UToledo Foundation's investment committee.
  4. Expanding your professional network.
    Connect with industry professionals through guest lectures, networking events, and student organizations, fostering valuable relationships for future career opportunities.
  5. Expert financial research and teaching.
    Learn from the best in the field. Our dedicated faculty are leading scholars who actively conduct timely and practical research in finance, covering topics such as corporate finance, investments, asset pricing, and real estate. With numerous publications in prestigious academic journals, they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom, ensuring that students receive a comprehensive and cutting-edge education in finance.

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What jobs can I get with a Finance degree?

With the financial industry constantly evolving, skilled financial managers with exceptional analytical and communication skills are in high demand.

UToledo Finance graduates have a wealth of career options, securing positions with:

  • Banks, mutual funds, and other financial institutions
  • Corporate finance departments
  • Government agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Venture capital and private equity firms

Potential job titles include:

  • Commercial Banker
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Risk Analyst
  • Underwriter

Hands-On Learning Opportunities

At UToledo, we take you beyond the textbooks and the four walls of a classroom. These real-world experiences are what help our graduates gain professional skills and land jobs.


The majority of our finance undergraduates secure paid internships in corporate finance, banking or financial services in the summer after their sophomore and junior years. These internships typically convert into full-time positions.

Internships help you:

  • Gain practical experience
  • Build your resume
  • Refine your skills
  • Cultivate contacts


UToledo is known for its undergraduate research opportunities. Start as early as your freshman year. Work with faculty who enjoy collaborating with students.

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Our Office of Undergraduate Research can:

  • Connect you to faculty mentors and projects
  • Help you find funding
  • Help you present your research at conferences and other events

Study Abroad

Travel, experience new cultures and meet new people — all while earning college credit.

UToledo's Education Abroad Office can help you find the perfect opportunity. You can apply for grants, scholarships and financial aid to help fund study abroad.

  • Semester at Sea
  • Short-term, summer and faculty-led trips
  • Direct exchange programs with other universities
  • Teach English abroad
  • Global health program (med student clerkships)
  • Rocket Kids (work with youth around the world)

Rocket Kids Semester

The Rocket Kids program offers University students a fall, spring or summer semester internship providing recreational programming to U.S. military youth while experiencing the world in locations such as Germany, Italy, Belgium and The Netherlands.

Rocket Kids interns will gain practical experience in programming, leadership, health and wellness, creative arts, performing arts, cultural and literary arts, team and individual sports, adventure and outdoor recreation and STEM education.

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On-campus and Part-time Jobs

  • Learn skills that prepare you for a career after graduation.
  • Build your resume.
  • Earn money.

If you want to work, there are plenty of opportunities on campus and at businesses near campus. If you demonstrate financial need, you may qualify for the federal work-study program.

Student Organizations

Our most successful students get involved.

UToledo has 400+ student organizations that will help you:

  • Make friends.
  • Build your resume.
  • Network.
  • Be a leader.
  • Serve your community.
  • Have fun!

Tuition and Scholarships

Most new students don't pay full price. 94% of new UToledo students receive scholarships or other state and federal aid.

Keep in mind: Your cost will vary by college, program and a host of other options. This is the average amount full-time students pay per year.

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Choose Ohio First scholarship

Ohio residents who have been accepted into this STEM program are eligible for the Choose Ohio First scholarship — a four-year, renewable scholarship.

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Honors College

The Jesup Scott Honors College at The University of Toledo offer our best and brightest the resources and opportunities needed to unlock your fullest potential. Whether you aspire following graduation to cure disease, innovate technology, advance statecraft, redefine markets, or express creatively, together we can fuel vibrant and promising tomorrows.

Honors students come from a variety of countries, backgrounds and cultures. While we may bond over a tough class, our differences make us blossom.

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Benefits of Honors

The Honors College is a community of academically gifted students from all majors on campus. Students take unique Honors classes taught by dedicated Honors faculty and complete an Honors thesis or capstone project in their major, earning the Honors medallion at graduation within their normal program of study. Honors students are challenged to think more deeply and broadly about what they learn. With special academic, cultural, and professional development opportunities, their education extends beyond the classroom.

Honors students can also choose exclusive housing in the Honors Academic Village or the historic McKinnon, Scott and Tucker Halls.

Explore more about what the Honors College can offer you as a budding professional, inquisitive scholar, and engaged person.






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Last Updated: 11/16/23