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Master of Business Administration - University of Illinois

Students in the iMBA program earn the same high-quality MBA degree that on-campus students have been earning for decades--but without needing to put career or family life on hold. Students achieve business mastery, gain lifelong leadership skills, and build a global network as they work alongside fellow students and faculty.

The iMBA program features live global classrooms via web conferencing, team projects, and personal interaction with professors during virtual office hours. The nearly 2,000 students in the iMBA family represent more than 90 countries and 48 states across the United States. The program was hailed as a “breakthrough” by Poets & Quants, a leading authority on management education. The iMBA is from Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, a historical land-grant public research institution founded in 1867.

Build a Global Network

iMBA students are accomplished professionals from across the globe. You’ll work closely with classmates and join a global University of Illinois alumni network that’s 470,000 strong.

A Recognized and Respected Program

Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois is an AACSB accredited and competitively ranked college by Poets and Quants, US News & World Report, and Bloomberg Businessweek.

A Top MBA for a Breakthrough Price

At less than $22,000, the cost of the iMBA is by far the lowest of any major university’s online MBA.

Total Cost $21,744 USD 2 – 3 years 18 courses plus three capstone projects Completely online

Application Deadlines

Applications for the Spring 2021 cohort are now open!

Priority 1 Deadline: January 1, 2021

Priority 2 Deadline: February 1, 2021

Benefits of Applying Earlier

  • No application fee or enrollment deposit

  • Possibility of starting early with one or two courses if admitted as a degree student

  • Option to connect with an iMBA student mentor early

Start Dates

The program has five official start dates throughout the year, in January, March, May, August, and October. Students can begin as non-degree students at any time throughout the year.