Admissions Information

Are you a leader who can make a significant contribution to Gies College of Business and the University of Illinois? Admission to the College is highly selective. Successful Gies Business students have

  • A strong academic record

  • Competitive ACT/SAT scores

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • A variety of interests and eagerness to participate through extracurricular activities and volunteer/work experiences


All applications for freshman admission are reviewed holistically, which means there is no minimum GPA, standardized test score, or strict formula for admission, We assess the unique combination of achievement and potential in each applicant.