Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    661
  • Program Cost
    $46,964
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    49%
  • Selectivity
    26%
  • Average Salary
    $87,025
  • Top Industry
    Consumer Products
Contact Information
3019 Business Instructional Facility
515 E. Gregory Drive
Champaign, Illinois 61820, United States
Website
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College of Business

About College of Business

The College of Business at ILLINOIS provides graduate students with access to top recruiters, global immersion and exposure to emerging markets, and a magnificent micro-urban campus at a university with the largest alumni network in the world. ILLINOIS attracts hundreds of top companies to recruit on campus, and our connection to the Chicago business community is unparalleled. Students in the College of Business develop professionally through Illinois Business Consulting (the world's largest student run consulting organization) and a multitude of global experience options.

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About University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.3 GPA of All Applicants 3.4 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 50
  • Median 45
  • Middle 80% 0 to 96
Admissions Selectivity
26% College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

661 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
80% 643
83% 661
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 690
26% 26.0
49% 49.0
Female
33% 33
International
78% 78
Re-Applicants
2% 2
29% 29
Wait-listed
100% 204
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Other Business
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Architecture
  • Other Business
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • US Coast Guard Academy
  • Anna University
  • Indiana University
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indra University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Considered
$39,073 Applicant Average Base Salary
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
3% 3
5% 5
710 to 739
11% 11
14% 14
680 to 709
21% 21
29% 29
650 to 679
21% 21
19% 19
620 to 649
18% 18
18% 18
590 to 619
9% 9
12% 12
560 to 589
8% 8
5% 5
530 to 559
4% 4
1% 1
500 to 529
2% 2
1% 1
Under 500
3% 3
0% 0
English Language Requirements
79 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consumer Products 19%
Top Industry
  • Manufacturing 17%
  • Financial Services 16%
  • Other 13%
Sears Holding Corporation 5
Top Employer
  • Deloitte Consulting 3
  • SunCoke Energy 2
  • Nationwide Insurance 2
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
64% 63.67152671755726
62% 62
58% 57.7590909090909
62% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 20.652301587301586
23% 23
25% 24.575744680851063
23% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.422790697674418
0%
7% 7.03121212121212
78% Graduates seeking full-time employment
14% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Sears Holding Corporation 5
  • Deloitte Consulting 3
  • SunCoke Energy 2
  • Nationwide Insurance 2
  • Anheuser-Busch 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
19% 19
$88,250.00
67K 125K
Finance/Accounting
21% 21
$86,625.00
53K 107K
General Management
25% 25
$91,927.00
35K 160K
Human Resources
6% 6
$87,700.00
75K 94K
Marketing/Sales
22% 22
$78,950.00
64K 94K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
13% 13
$84,500.00
67K 125K
Consumer Products
19% 19
$91,843.00
64K 120K
Financial Services
16% 16
$86,450.00
53K 130K
Government
1% 1
Data not provided
Manufacturing
17% 17
$78,700.00
35K 92K
Petroleum/Energy
6% 6
$85,250.00
80K 90K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
3% 2.5
Data not provided
Real Estate
1% 1
Data not provided
Technology
11% 11
$96,500.00
65K 125K
Other
13% 13
$94,643.00
70K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
10% 10
$91,000.00
64K 160K
More than one year, up to three years
34% 34
$78,772.00
35K 105K
More than five years
24% 24
$85,927.00
70K 111K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
7% 7
$60,000.00
35K 75K
North America
88% 88
$88,457.00
53K 160K
South America
5% 5
$96,400.00
81K 120K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
9% 9.2
$96,625.00
67K 130K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
1% 1.3
Data not provided
U.S. South
5% 5.3
$85,333.00
81K 90K
U.S. Southwest
5% 5.3
$80,832.00
53K 100K
U.S. Midwest
70% 69.7
$87,321.00
64K 130K
U.S. West
9% 9.2
$97,000.00
78K 125K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • State Farm 5
  • Nationwide Insurance 3
  • ingredion 2
  • AT&T 2
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • NBMBAA
  • NSHMBA
  • Midwest MBA Career Fair
  • Forte Foundation Conference

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$141,477
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $46,964
  • Budget $41,771
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$158,977
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $66,964
  • Budget $51,771
6 Full Tuition Scholarships
$8,207 Average Scholarship Amount 83% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
85% 85
83% 83
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$2,891,450
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
100%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $52,612
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
51 College of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Team project
30% 30
Case study
20% 20
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • E-commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Insurance
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Manufacturing and Technology Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Portfolio Management
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology
  • Project Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Other
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/March (Architecture)
  • MBA/MCS (Computer Science)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MILR (Industrial Labor Relations)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSEE (Electrical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIE (Industrial Engineering)
  • MBA/MSME (Mechanical Engineering)
  • MBA/PhD
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • The College of Business has moved two student computer labs to a new location. These labs are used for teaching and research experiments and are also available as a virtual lab to give students access to software from home. All small classrooms and conference rooms are in the process of converting old projector screens to high definition LED displays. A new conference room has been built with multiple flat panel screens and a resident computer and camera for video conferencing. The MS Tax program classroom has had the rear projection smart board replaced with a high definition LED smart board and two projectors i

Students: Who are my classmates?

46% International Students
25% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
75% 75
Asian American
18% 18
African American
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
48% 48
Asia
33% 33
Dual Citizen
5% 5
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • International Club
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,143 Living MBA Alumni 2 Countries where alumni clubs exist
2 Active alumni clubs
4% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.