About Finance

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If you are interested in a career in investment banking, corporate finance, financial planning, banking, insurance or real estate, finance is the major for you. Finance integrates concepts from economics, accounting and several other areas. The central focus of finance is the relationship of risk and return.


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Centers, Programs and Groups

TCU Educational Investment Fund
The TCU Educational Investment Fund (TCU EIF) gives select undergraduate and graduate and students the opportunity to experience real market forces as they invest the $1.6 million portfolio of stocks and bonds. Students make every decision. They execute trades, convince associates of their investment proposal and learn the merits of sound asset diversification. With this kind of exceptional experience under their belts, numerous TCU students have gone on to successful Wall Street careers.
LKCM Center for Financial Studies
The purpose of the LKCM Center for Financial Studies is to enhance the quality, prestige, and national visibility of finance programs at the Neeley School of Business with outstanding faculty, top students, industry partnerships and excellent employment opportunities for graduates.
Transaction and Investment Professionals Board
Highly engaged, successful young TCU alumni work with students to promote the competitiveness and placement of TCU finance students among the highest ranks of investment banking, equity research, private equity and hedge fund organizations in New York, Chicago, Houston, Dallas and other finance hubs across the nation.
Student Organizations
The TCU Financial Management Association and the TCU Real Estate Club enhance the development of students by providing speaker events, company visits and other networking opportunities.
Real Estate Center
The Real Estate Center at TCU helps train innovative and ethical leaders in real estate. The center facilitates mutually beneficial relationships between industry professionals and Neeley School faculty, staff and students. The Real Estate Center also supports accessible, leading-edge real estate research.

CFA Institute University Affiliation Program

TCU Neeley is recognized for embedding a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) into the curriculum. This signals to students and employers that the TCU Neeley curriculum is closely tied to the practice of investment management and is helpful to students preparing for the CFA Program exams. More than 100 TCU Neeley graduates have earned CFA charters and gone on to highly successful careers around the globe. Overseen by Larry Lockwood, CFA, the Stan Block Endowed Professor of Finance at TCU Neeley and Academic Coordinator for the CFA Society Dallas–Fort Worth, the program track for the CFA® examinations can be taken as electives by both undergraduate and graduate TCU students. CFA Institute is the administrator of the CFA Program and is the grantor of the CFA designation.

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Alumni Spotlight


Lauren Searway, Neeley Fellows Class of 2011

Lauren graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Neeley School of Business at TCU in 2011 with a BBA in Finance and minor in Japanese.