In the College of Business at Illinois, a passion for excellence drives how we learn, teach, research and engage in the business world. Accountancy, business, and finance curricula integrate with innovative methods and ideas to nurture leadership potential. Our faculty, students, and alumni comprise an incomparable network of brilliant people setting the highest standards for leadership in the global economy. Explore our programs, our people, and our ideas. Join us, and be part of a brilliant future.
- A world leader in research, teaching and public engagement - Distinguished by the breadth of our programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty
Our prominent alumni are
- Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners - Outstanding athletes, including Olympic medalists - astronauts and scientists - leaders of international corporations
What We Do
We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge.
Tradition of Excellence
Global Experience 55% of undergraduate business students study abroad at least once, and a global consulting trip to Brazil, China, India, or South Africa is integrated into the full-time MBA program. Job Placement Career-building is a skill developed in every student who joins the College of Business. Our placement rate for undergraduate students is 93%, and 85% for MBA students (FY ’13). State-of-the-art First public business school facility in the world to earn LEED platinum certification. Our market information lab is one of the most highly utilized university finance labs in the U.S. Value In a recent nationwide survey ILLINOIS was ranked #5 in terms of return on investment; ahead of all Ivy League, private, and other Big Ten universities Experiential Learning At ILLINOIS, we believe in augmenting class work with numerous opportunities for additional enrichment. From study abroad trips to case competitions to working at the world’s largest student-run consultancy, students have the opportunity to excel both inside and outside the classroom. Alumni ILLINOIS has the largest alumni network in the country, and there are 58,000+ living business alumni worldwide. Wherever you are in the world, you’re never far from a fellow Illini.