Investment Banking

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Educational Requirments

As an Investment Banker, you will be working with businesses to help with their financial success. For a job like this, you will need to major in a field such as Finance, Accounting, or economics. After this, you will also need to get an MBA in whatever major you study under. Lastly, certification is required to become an investment banker. This includes a license under the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Oregon State University (OSU)

Founded in Corvallis, Oregon in 1868, Oregon State University is the third largest college in Oregon. While it isn't the largest school in Oregon, it does have the largest selection of majors. With hundreds of majors to choose from, it's a college that fits well with my plans to be an investment banker. fits my major of an investment banker, because of the amount of finance and accounting majors available.
With a class size of 27 thousand over an area of 440 acres, OSU has lots to offer when it comes to the people, education, environment, and much more. While not the hardest to get into, it does have only a 65 percent acceptance rate, making it somewhat selective.


Wharton school of business is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton is a very old business school, founded by Joseph Wharton in 1881. With a class size of only about 4 thousand, Wharton is a very selective school, only accepting about 13% of the applications. This small class size brings a very impressive student to faculty ratio to the school, making it 6:1.

This school is a very strong pick when looking for a future in any sort of business degree. Being a long time holder of rank 1 on the Financal Times, people from all over come to Wharton in efforts to have it's prestigious university name in their academic portfolio.


Princeton is a private university that is located in Princeton, New Jersey. Founded in 1746, Princeton is one of the oldest colleges to survive to present day. It's noted that the school was founded by a total of four people, John Witherspoon, Jonathan Dickinson, William Tennent, and Aaron Burr.

Princeton has a class of about 8 thousand spread across a campus size of 500 acres. Like Wharton, this school also has a very small student to faculty ratio, 6:1. This small ratio allows for nearly direct learning from superiors, instead of being in very large classes.

Over the years, Princeton has been home to many well known Alumni. Some of these names may be familiar to you, such as our 28th president, Woodrow Wilson. Wilson had graduated in 1879 in the field of law. Aside him have been names such as Steve Forbes, and Michelle Obama.