About Gies College of Business

Nationally recognized as one of the leading business schools, Gies College of Business has outstanding programs in accountancy, business, and finance. Gies Business enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduates and approximately 850 MBA, master’s, and doctoral students from all 50 states and more than 30 countries worldwide.


Gies graduates have gone on to assume leadership roles in business, government, and academia. The more than 48,000 alumni of the college constitute a network of support that extends around the globe.


A distinguished faculty provides instruction and academic leadership in the teaching, research, and outreach programs of the college.


Gies Business draws upon the vast resources of one of the world’s premier institutions of higher education, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The flagship public university in the state, the University of Illinois is well-known for outstanding programs in science, engineering, and agriculture, as well as in business and the liberal arts. The home of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, UIUC has distinguished itself as a leader in computer and information technology. Excellence in teaching and research is supported by a world class library collection that is the third largest academic library in the nation.

Commitment to Excellence

The College commitment to excellence in management education has been recognized nationally in independent surveys and rankings.