A wealth of resources for your success in finance.

To support your career aspirations, we provide networking and mentorship with finance professionals; access to robust data services; courses that cover CFA curriculum and content; and scholarships to help you get there.

Explore all the ways the LKCM Center can support your career.

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  • TCU Finance Major
  • TCU Finance and Real Estate Major
  • TCU Finance Minor

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MBA Concentrations

  • Corporate Finance
  • Investments

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Chartered Financial Analyst

The CFA® designation is the most prestigious set of credentials in the global investment management industry. Like lawyers taking the bar or accountants taking the CPA exam, financiers who want to rise to the highest levels focus on the CFA exams. As a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute University Affiliation Program, TCU Neeley is recognized for our coverage of the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) of the CFA Program* through specialized CFA® Exam Track courses of study in the BBA Finance and MBA programs. Well over 100 Neeley graduates have earned their CFA charters and have gone on to highly successful careers in investment management across the globe.

* CFA Institute is the administrator of the CFA Program and is the grantor of the CFA designation.

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Mentors and Networking

Transaction and Investment Professionals (TIP) Board Program

We recruit successful TCU alumni in the field to prepare and mentor select finance students with résumé and interview preparation, internships and careers. The average annual job placement from TCU finance majors has tripled since the founding of the TIP program in 2014.

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TCU Financial Management Association

This organization gives you the opportunity to further your career potential by networking with executives in finance, banking and investments; touring their companies and hearing company presentations.

Data Resources

Bloomberg Professional® Services

Bloomberg is an international organization that provides news, data and analysis to the business community 24 hours a day, including real-time pricing, historical pricing, indicative data, analytics and electronic communications.

Wharton Research Data Services

Wharton Research Data Services provides instant, easy access to the databases that define empirical research in the fields of accounting, banking, economics, finance, insurance, management, marketing, public policy, risk management and statistics.


Meredith Fraker Thompson Memorial Scholarship

We offer scholarships annually to senior TCU finance majors selected for high academic merit, strong work ethic and leadership characteristics. The scholarships include internships at Luther King Capital Management in Fort Worth. The donors established the scholarship following the untimely death of TCU alumna Meredith Fraker Thompson to honor her memory.

LKCM Center for Financial Studies Scholars

We offer scholarships annually to deserving TCU finance majors based on quality of character, performance in academics, participation in extracurricular activities, volunteerism, demonstrated leadership, and potential to achieve an exemplary career in finance.

CFA® Scholarships

We offer several scholarships to undergraduate and graduate TCU students taking the CFA® preparation classes to help pay for study materials and exam fees.

Finance Competitions

The LKCM Center provides funds to support undergraduate and graduate student organizations for opportunities to compete in regional and national finance competitions.