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  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $10,406
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    2,094
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
1118 University Hall
601 S. Morgan St. 1118 UH
Chicago, Illinois 60607, United States
Website

About College of Business Administation

At UIC Business, we transform student potential into success. We give them a proven education, real-world-skills and professional experiences that add up to exciting career opportunities. Every student is the center of an experience that connects a proven education with immersion in the living classroom of Chicago. The knowledge gained from our world-class faculty is just the beginning. Students participate in a hands-on experience and face-to-face connections with Chicago business professionals, including networking, leadership training, student organizations and a strong alumni network.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    73%
  • Yield
    36%
  • Job Offers
    67%
  • Average Salary
    $41,200
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1965

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About University of Illinois, Chicago

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
73% University of Illinois, Chicago 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Class rank
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT 18
  • Min. GPA 2.50
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT 18
  • Min. GPA 2.50
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
18027% 18,027
73% 73
36% 36
73% School Selectivity
36% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

TOEFEL Scores and declaration of finances (DCF) are required for international students.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
2305% 2,305
78% 78
35% 35
78% Program Selectivity
35% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

N/A

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.5
  • Other transfer requirements International students are required to submit their TOEFEL score and submit a report of finances.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 73
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

A personal statement is required. Official high school or college transcripts are required for incoming freshman and transfer students respectively.

Careers

Financial Services 25%
Top Industry
  • Media/Entertainment 6%
  • Manufacturing 6%
  • Other 4%
JP Morgan Chase 5
Top Employer
  • Target 4
  • Deloitte 3
  • National Futures Association 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
67% College of Business Administation 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
43% 43
62% 61.74527272727272
43% Receive Offers
43% 43
59% 59.252482758620694
43% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
24% 24
16% 15.83261363636364
24% Receive Offers
24% 24
17% 16.796475409836066
24% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
11% 11
9% 9.05625
11% Receive Offers
11% 11
9% 9.484761904761905
11% Accept Offers
78% Graduates seeking full-time employment
22% Graduates not seeking employment
80% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
2% 2
$47,000.00
40K 52K
Finance/Accounting
52% 52
$44,000.00
19K 75K
General Management
11% 11
$36,200.00
18K 50K
Human Resources
3% 3
$44,600.00
27K 62K
Management Information Systems
3% 3
$42,600.00
22K 52K
Marketing/Sales
18% 18
$37,000.00
32K 58K
Operations/Production
7% 7
$38,700.00
21K 65K
Logistics/Transportation
2% 2
$37,800.00
24K 45K
Other
2% 2
$33,300.00
20K 45K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
10% 10
$50,200.00
28K 58K
Consumer Products/Retail
13% 13
$36,300.00
19K 53K
Consulting
2% 2
$43,000.00
36K 52K
Financial Services
25% 25
$40,100.00
19K 75K
Government/Education
3% 3
$45,300.00
30K 62K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
3% 3
$37,600.00
30K 50K
Manufacturing
6% 6
$44,500.00
21K 58K
Media/Entertainment
6% 6
$39,000.00
25K 58K
Non-Profit
2% 2
$43,300.00
25K 55K
Real Estate
3% 3
$43,000.00
25K 50K
Sports/Leisure
5% 5
$38,600.00
23K 65K
Technology/Science
13% 13
$40,800.00
20K 74K
Transportation
3% 3
$39,000.00
24K 48K
Utilities
2% 2
$47,000.00
33K 64K
Other
4% 4
$39,300.00
18K 57K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. South
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
$44,700.00
32K 57K
U.S. Midwest
97% 97
$41,000.00
18K 74K
U.S. West
1% 1
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
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • UBS 6
  • Technomic 4
  • Deloitte 4
  • Caterpillar 3
  • Target 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 77
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 45
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 615
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Business Career Center serves 2200+ undergraduate and 800+ graduate business students providing a full range of career-related activities including career assessment, career advising, resume review, mock interview, offer and salary negotiation, resume expos, career fairs, corporate office hours and campus interviews. The BCC facilitates partnerships with the corporate community to provide both internship and post-graduate opportunities.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$29,120
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $10,406
  • Fees $5,432
  • Expenses $13,282
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$41,510
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $22,796
  • Fees $5,432
  • Expenses $13,282
62% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 12% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 60%
  • Merit 40%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.uic.edu/depts/financialaid/
Scholarships
$410,670
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$460,500
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business Administation
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
74% 68
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
52% 30
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
70 College of Business Administation 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Management Information Systems
More Information
Business Program Classes
26% Less than 20 Students 11% More than 50 Students
63% 21 to 50 students
30 Average number of students in non-business required electives
94 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Digital and Social Media Marketing
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Entrepreneurship Risk Managemetn
  • Brand Marketing
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2013
Degrees Offered
  • BS Accounting
  • BS Entrepreneurship
  • BS Finance
  • BS Information and Decision Sciences
  • BS Management
  • BS Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Adminiatration - On Line
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
82% 82
66% 66
Prominent Faculty
  • Robert Liden

    Organizational Behavior

  • Sandra Wayne

    Human Resource Management

  • Robert Chirinko

    Capitol Formation, Financial Markets, Taxation

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    The UIC Business Career Center works extensively with Chicago area corporations to provide internships and Co-Op opportunities at all levels. Located in one of the most prominent business districts in the world allows our students to participate in internships year round. Students can register for credit hours during a semester by participating in a Business Administration (BA) 289 Internship course.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Study Abroad provides access to a variety of international academic programming opportunities and remains committed to making overseas study and international cultural immersion an integral part of the undergraduate educational experience, better preparing students to meet the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly global society. Program Models or opportunities to study abroad are: 1) Direct enroll: 2) Island/Independent program: 3) Hybrid program.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    UIC has several opportunities for students to engage in volunteer opportunities. Students engage in programs from alternative spring break, to the center for literacy, office for sustainability, the Junior Achievement educational programs and beyond. During any given semester 20-25 percent of students engage in some volunteer activity. UIC's Student Leadership Development and Volunteer services partners with colleges to offer a broad range of service and leadership opportunities to students.

Students

18% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 11% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
25 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Hispanic
36% 36
White
28% 28
Asian American
18% 18
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
98%
0%
1%
0%
0%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
82% 82
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
17% 17
18 Average age of full-time students
71% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
36% 36
55% 55

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 25,525
Alumni Donations
$6,443 Average Gift $1,128,000 Largest Gift

Anonymous

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Mary Dillon

    CEO, Ulta Beauty

  • Ricardo Estrada

    President and CEO, Metropolitan Family Services

  • Axel Strotbek

    CFO, Audi AG