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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    591
  • Program Cost
    $47,396
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
601 S. Morgan
MC 077, 11th Floor UH
Chicago, Illinois 60607, United States
Website

The College of Business Administration is a research-based institution in the heart of Chicago that cultivates a spirit of entrepreneurship through real-world experience.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    41%
  • Selectivity
    40%
  • Job Offers
    72%
  • Average Salary
    $74,335.00
  • Top Industry
    Consulting

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About University of Illinois, Chicago

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.34 GPA of All Applicants 3.44 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 36
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 0 to 60
Admissions Selectivity
40% Liautaud Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

591 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
69% 553
74% 591
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 169
40% 40.0
41% 41.0
Female
49% 49
International
48% 48
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Accepted
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Accounting
  • Finance
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  • Illinois State University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
2% 2
4% 4
680 to 709
5% 5
9% 9
650 to 679
5% 5
7% 7
620 to 649
11% 11
11% 11
590 to 619
15% 15
20% 20
560 to 589
16% 16
18% 18
530 to 559
18% 18
18% 18
500 to 529
6% 6
5% 5
Under 500
21% 21
7% 7
English Language Requirements
570 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?

Consulting 17%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 14%
  • Manufacturing 14%
  • Non-profit 9%
James Hardie Building Products 2
Top Employer
  • National Futures Association 1
  • Hub International 1
  • Forsythe Solutions 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
72% Liautaud Graduate School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
33% 33
64% 63.699022556390986
33% Receive Offers
31% 31
58% 57.85206896551723
31% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
39% 39
21% 21.110859375
39% Receive Offers
41% 41
25% 24.93132867132867
41% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
73% Graduates seeking full-time employment
27% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • James Hardie Building Products 2
  • National Futures Association 1
  • Hub International 1
  • Forsythe Solutions 1
  • Jackson Family Wines 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
11% 11
$91,300.00
65K 109K
Finance/Accounting
14% 14
$58,601.00
45K 74K
General Management
0% 0
Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
31% 31
$76,944.00
60K 100K
Information Technology
6% 6
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
6% 6
Data not provided
Other
32% 32
$74,824.00
40K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
17% 17
$76,583.00
65K 100K
Consumer Products
9% 9
Data not provided
Financial Services
14% 14
$82,225.00
45K 115K
Government
2% 2
Data not provided
Manufacturing
14% 14
$75,600.00
65K 93K
Media/Entertainment
6% 6
Data not provided
Non-profit
9% 9
$57,417.00
46K 70K
Petroleum/Energy
3% 3
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
3% 3
Data not provided
Real Estate
3% 3
Data not provided
Technology
9% 9
$71,667.00
60K 90K
Other
9% 9
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
9% 9
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
17% 17
$55,700.00
40K 68K
More than five years
37% 37
$86,455.00
60K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
European Free Trade Zone
3% 3
Data not provided
North America
97% 97
$74,861.00
40K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. South
6% 6
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
6% 6
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
71% 71
$75,820.00
40K 115K
U.S. West
9% 9
Data not provided
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
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
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • National Society of Hispanic MBAs Annual Conference and Career Expo- San Antonio
  • Caterpillar, Peoria, Illinois

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $47,396
  • Budget $36,658
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $71,392
  • Budget $48,656
$17,216 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Some Other Criteria
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
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
50 Liautaud Graduate School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
35% 35
Team project
30% 30
Experiential learning
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Self Directed
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 18
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • The Liautaud Graduate School of Business has improved network infrastructure, expanded wireless access, improved student access to advising and admission information, added and/or upgraded A/V capabilities to some classrooms, worked to integrate social networking applications into college, upgraded web site, and upgraded student computer labs.

Students: Who are my classmates?

18% International Students
57% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
52% 52
African American
22% 22
Not Reported
13% 13
Student Citizenship
North America
82% 82
Asia
11% 11
Europe Free Trade Zone
7% 7
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,350 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 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.