Admissions

Applications to the NDIGI Investment Management Program are annually accepted during the month of February.   Applications are now closed for 2017.

Sophomore students who intend to major in finance are invited to apply to the NDIGI Investment Management Program. The Program, which runs through senior year for undergraduates, is an application-only academic and experiential learning investment program that aims to inspire and motivate tomorrow’s investment leaders. The Program’s unique learning platform will offer innovative classroom and world class experiences to its participants.

Enrollment Capacity: 25-40 students per grade

Program Requirements

Students admitted to the program are expected to be actively involved in all of the Institute programs.  In addition, program participates are required to use their major and/or university electives to take FIN 35520 - International Portfolio Management (1 credit), either FIN 40640 - AIM (6 credits) or FIN 40610 - Security Analysis (3 credits), and at least one of the 3-credit courses listed below.[1]

  • FIN 44530 - Emerging Market Investing (London Program)
  • FIN 40520 - Global Portfolio Management
  • FIN 4xxxx - Applied Private Equity
  • FIN 40690 - Behavioral Finance
  • FIN 40680 - Private Equity

These course requirements for the Investment Management Program will also form the core curriculum for those students who also choose to pursue the Global Investment Management Concentration (tentative/forthcoming) under the finance major.

Application Review Process

Applications will be reviewed NDIGI staff and/or members of the Mendoza Finance Department.

  • Consideration will be given to academic standing, interest level, and preparation. Personal interviews may be required for candidates who advance to the final round.
  • All decisions are final and applicants agree to accept the final decisions of the review committee.  The review committee will not provide specific feedback on individual applications.
 

[1] Course enrollment depends on availability and courses may not be offered every semester. An alternative course of study may satisfy the program requirements if approved by the Institute Director.