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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

World Rankings

  • Financial Times Global MBA Ranking (2019) 73
  • The Economist Which MBA? Ranking (2018) 51

Full-Time MBA

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The MBA at Urbana-Champaign promises to connect students with the companies they’ll be working for and support them through a thriving professional career.
  • Teaching at Illinois focuses on experiential learning, taking students beyond the classroom via study-abroad trips, case competitions and the opportunity to run a student-led consultancy.
  • The first year curriculum is designed to give students a strong, well-rounded foundation in business. In their second years students are given the flexibility to choose an area of specialisation.

Duration

  • Two years

Number of places

  • 80

Fees and funding 2014–15

  • Illinois residents – $21,974 per academic year (£14,866).
  • Non-residents –$32,974 (£22,303).
  • Urbana-Champaign offers a number of scholarships to admitted applicants. Including merit-based, to select female MBAs and outstanding Hispanic students.

Professional MBA (Part-Time)

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The professional programme seeks to prepare students for a successful career in management, placing emphasis on providing a global view of business.
  • The curriculum is set so that students learn the core of business competencies required for success.
  • Students meet regularly, with classes taking place for two evenings a week.

Duration

  • 30 months

Number of places

  • ––

Fees and funding 2014–16

  • $54,934 (£37,108)
  • Merit-based and corporate match scholarships are awarded to professional MBA students.

Executive MBA

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The Executive MBA is aimed at high-level professionals with a number of years of experience. The programme promises to give business leaders the edge by equipping with a firm grasp of the current business environment, with particular emphasis on international business via global work experience.
  • The curriculum focuses on four main elements; Leadership & Business Strategy, Complexity of Business, Solution Creation and a capstone Global Experience.
  • Students attend four days of classes a month on alternating Fridays and Saturdays.

Duration

  • 20 months.

Number of places

  • ––

Fees and funding 2014

  • $97,000 (£65,524)
  • Urbana-Champaign does not offer scholarships to executive students.

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Address

College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign,, Business Instructional Facility, Room 3019 BIF, 515 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL 61820