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University of Illinois at Chicago Liautaud Graduate School of Business

Contact our general manager with any questions. Profile updated: February 22, 2020.

School Data

Application Deadlines: Application Deadlines: Domestic & International Round 1: Dec. 15, 2019; Round 2: March 15, 2020 | International Round 3: April 1 2020 | Domestic Round 3: July 1, 2020

The University of Illinois at Chicago Liautaud Graduate School presents a well-ordered and comprehensive MBA program that provides students the skills and knowledge necessary for becoming successful in real-world business ventures. An array of dual-degree programs from areas of accounting and finance to public health and business analytics are available for candidates interested in multiple disciplines. The UIC Liautaud MBA program allows students to schedule their classes during the daytime, evening, or weekends and offers some of their core courses online for further flexibility. 

Alongside their full-time and part-time MBA programs, UIC Liautaud also offers a full-time accelerated, weekend and flexible program. Concentration options are limited in the full-time accelerated and weekend programs. 

Full-time students can expect to complete the program in two years and part-time students in three or four. All students must complete 54 credit hours comprised of 26 core credit hours and 28 elective credit hours. The wide array of elective offerings allows students to customize their curriculum. Students can specialize in one or more of the following concentrations: Accounting, Economics, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations and Supply-Chain-Management, Real Estate and a self-directed concentration. 

Latest Up-to-Date MBA Rankings:

Poets&Quants (2020): NR

Tuition & Fees Per Semester: $5,830 (In-State)

Tuition & Fees Per Semester: $11,950 (Out-of-State)

Contact Information

UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business (MC 077)
University Hall 601 S. Morgan St. 11th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60607
Admissions Office:
(312) 996-4573
School Social Media:

From UIC Liautaud:

UIC Liautaud prepares students for a business world marked by continuous change, with academic programs that focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and a multidisciplinary approach.

Housed inside a major research university in the heart of Chicago’s thriving business community, the UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business is all about fresh ideas, entrepreneurial savvy, positive social impact, innovative leadership and a diverse and collaborative student body— one that forms a lifelong professional network.

The UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business offers all the Masters and PhD programs within the UIC College of Business Administration.

The MSA program provides students preparing for professional careers in accounting with all the tools they need to complete professional certification:  CPA or CMA..

Business Administration 
The MBA program offers concentrations in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Management, Management Information Systems, Real Estate, and a Self-Directed option. Full-time, part-time and weekend programs are available.

Management Information Systems
The MS in MIS is an advanced degree in the application of information technology to solve business problems. The program is designed to train future CIOs, project managers, and technology leaders. A student in the program may specialize in managerial, technical, or a combination of the two areas.

MBA Business graduate school core competencies:

UIC Liautaud’s nationally recognized entrepreneurship program prepares students for pioneering careers. Students develop an understanding of the skills and processes involved in venture development and how to foster their own business plans. Many participate in national competitions and start their own businesses as a result. The cornerstone Tech Ventures course series creates opportunities for students to partner with UIC scientists whose inventions have commercial potential. Working with inventors and mentors from the business community, students develop and pitch their plans in competitions judged by venture capitalists, angel investors and industry partners from across North America. UIC teams compete against teams from other top-ranked universities in regional, national and international business plan competitions, honing their skills, expanding their networks and learning well beyond a normal classroom experience.


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