515 E. Gregory Drive, 3019 BIF, MC 520
Champaign, IL 61820
Business School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#3 in Accounting
Business School Overview
The College of Business at University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign offers graduate programs in these departments and concentrations: consulting, e-commerce, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, human resources management, international business, leadership, manufacturing and technology management, marketing, management information systems, production/operations management, organizational behavior, portfolio management, public policy, real estate, supply chain management/logistics, and technology. Its tuition is full-time: $19,975 per year (in-state); full-time: $29,975 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $22,493 per year (in-state); executive: $94,000 total program (in-state); and executive: $94,000 total program (out-of-state). At graduation, 70.7 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
Whether through Illinois Business Consulting, the world’s largest student-run consulting firm, or the Kola Foundation, a nonprofit group founded and run by students, the College of Business at the University of Illinois gives students ample opportunity to gain real-world experience.
The school also offers a range of academic choices with full-time, part-time, and executive M.B.A. programs, as well as M.S. degrees in Accountancy, Tax, Technology Management, and Financial Engineering. Students hoping to maximize their time at the College of Business can also pursue joint degrees from any University of Illinois program.
The College of Business at the University of Illinois aims to prepare M.B.A. candidates for a global marketplace with study abroad opportunities in international business hubs such as India, China, and Brazil. To coincide with the schedules of full-time and executive M.B.A. students, study abroad trips range from one week to one semester. The University of Illinois College of Business also offers a 16-month joint degree program at Warsaw University in Poland through the Warsaw—Illinois Executive M.B.A. This unique partnership allows students to apply coursework to practical application: They can compete for a $10,000 prize for the best strategy to deal with an existing business dilemma.
While in Urbana-Champaign, students can enjoy the shops and cafes on Green Street, or soak up live tunes in the Krannert District. Graduates of the College of Business at the University of Illinois join an alumni network that includes Tom Cartwright, executive vice president of JP Morgan Chase; Greg Richart, senior vice president and CFO of Euro Disney S.A.S.; and Cary McMillan, who sits on the board of directors for several corporations and nonprofits, including McDonald’s and the Art Institute of Chicago.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||March 15|
|Application deadline (international students)||January 15|
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|Average base salary||$87,818|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||70.7%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2012 data