About the College

The College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is home to nearly 3,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students in MBA, master’s and doctoral programs. Internationally recognized as a leading business school, the College of Business has outstanding programs in accountancy, business administration, and finance.

History

  • College of Commerce and Business Administration founded in 1915
  • Name changed to College of Business in 2003

Student Body

  • 2,894 Undergraduate students
  • 2,246 of those are Illinois residents
  • 648 are non-residents, with 422 of those being international residents
  • 1,093 Graduate students
  • 629 are seeking specialized masters
  • 376 enrolled in our MBA program
  • 88 Doctoral students
  • Most diverse business school in the Big Ten

Faculty

  • 86 Tenure stream faculty
  • 68 Other instructors
  • 40 Named faculty (Endowed Chairs, Professorships, and Faculty Fellowships)

Alumni

  • 58,289 living alumni (68,412 total)
  • 32,323 Illinois residents (23,437 Chicago area residents)
  • 20,518 Out of state residents
  • 5,448 International residents
  • Our alumni live in all 50 states, and 115 countries