At Illinois, we admit students who are ready to utilize the challenging curriculum of the Illinois MBA to become impactful leaders in their chosen career paths.

So what are we looking for? At the Illinois MBA, we're looking for leaders, for innovators, for men and women who bring ambition, passion, experience, and work ethic to the table. Our admissions process considers much more than a test score—and our program delivers much more than a degree

As you explore the admissions process, we invite you to contact us or attend an event so you can see for yourself what the Illinois MBA has to offer. with questions or attend an event.

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Class of 2015 Profile

Class statistics
Class Size


Women 25%
International 44%
Minority (% of domestic students) 25%
Age (mean) 27
GMAT (mean) 661
GMAT (middle 80%) 590-730
GRE Quant (mean) 156
GRE Verbal (mean) 157
Undergrad GPA (mean) 3.5
Work Experience (mean) 48 months

* Per the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) MBA Reporting Criteria, updated 10/2006.

Undergraduate majors

Nationalities Represented

The Illinois MBA is a global program. Our current students represent the following nations throughout the world:

Austrailia Ireland Saudia Arabia
Bahrain Italy Singapore
Bosnia & Herzegovina Kenya South Korea
Brazil Malaysia Spain
China Mexico Taiwan
Colombia New Zealand Tanzania
Ecuador Nicaragua Thailand
France Nigeria Turkey
Germany Pakistan United Kingdom
Ghana Peru United States
India Portugal Uzbekistan
Indonesia Russia Vietnam
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