Virginia Tech Pamplin Departments

Department Overview

Welcome to Virginia Tech's Department of Finance, Insurance and Business Law.  Whether you are a student, parent, alumnus, employer, faculty member or potential research partner, we encourage you to spend time on our website and learn more about our department and what we have to offer.

We are the largest department in Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business, with over 20 full-time faculty members serving over 900 undergraduate students. In a typical year, our department awards more than 300 Bachelor's degrees (including double majors).  We also have an active Ph.D. program and support the university's various MBA programs in Northern Virginia, Richmond and Roanoke.

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Force/Adds for Summer 2016 will be accepted a week before classes start. Force/Add Form.
Force/Adds for Fall 2016 will be accepted a week before Fall classes start. 

Journal Acceptances:

Congratulations to Dr. Ugur Lel for the acceptance of his paper in the Journal of Financial Economics. The paper is titled "Say on Pay Laws, Executive Compensation, Pay Slice, and Firm Valuation around the World" with Ricardo Correa.

Congratulations to Dr. Pengfei Ye for the acceptance of his paper in the Journal of Financial Economics. The paper is entitled "Relative peer quality and firm performance" with Bill B. Francis, Iftekar Hasan and Sureshbabu Mani.

Pamplin Finance Career

Please visit the Pamplin Finance Career Link! A special link where Finance Majors can post their resumes, and search for jobs posted by recruiters.

CFA & CFP Tracks

Virginia Techs Pamplin College of Business has been named a CFA Program Partner of CFA Institute.

CFP® (Certified Financial Planner) is the premier designation in the financial advisor profession. The department has implemented a CFP® Certification Education track. For more information about the requirements and benefits of becoming a CFP®, please visit

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