In the “land of Lincoln” you’ll find many top rated universities and business degree programs to match your higher education goals. Below is a list of ten such programs, click on the links to learn more about each school’s individual mission and values and find the program that’s best for you.
1. Northern Illinois University: College of Business – DeKalb
Public Accounting Report named NIU College of Business among the top 10 Accounting programs in the country. In addition to its undergrad and graduate business programs, the university features an online career planner that provides academic and career preparation support for students.
2. Northeastern Illinois University: College of Business and Public Administration –Chicago
Located in the heart of metropolitan Chicago, Northeastern Illinois University offers five Bachelors of Science programs and two programs for Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Science in Accounting.
3. Northwestern University: Kellogg School of Management –Evanston
The Kellogg School’s reputation for being intellectually vibrant, innovative and socially engaged earned them the number 4 ranking for Best Business Schools by U.S. News and World Report. In addition to their Part-time, Full-time, International and Executive MBA, Executive Education and Doctoral Programs; Kellogg offers Certificate Programs for undergrads and Management for Scientists and Engineers.
4. Robert Morris University: School of Business Administration –Chicago
RMU’s School of Business features a brand new building with a PNC Trading Center, Technology Resource Center, and the ATI Center Interactive Marketing Wall. Combined with the university’s integrated BSBA/MSA program, students get hands-on experience and real-world learning opportunities.
5. Southern Illinois University Carbondale: College of Business Administration – Carbondale
This university offers degrees in Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Accountancy and Ph.D. in Business Administration; plus an online BS in Business Administration and MBA program.
6. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: School of Business –Edwardsville
In addition to its excellent education and entrepreneurship programs, SIEU has internship opportunities with The Boeing Company, Edward Jones, Emerson, Enterprise Rent-a-Car and Monsanto. SEIU confers degrees for Bachelors in Accounting, Computer Management and Information Systems, Economics and Finance, and Management and Marketing.
7. University of Chicago: Booth School of Business –Chicago
Tied as the number 4 Business School in the country, the Booth School of Business has campus location in London and Singapore, as well as Hyde Park and Downtown Chicago. They offer Full-Time, Evening, Weekend and Executive MBA, Executive Education and Doctoral Programs.
8. University of Illinois at Chicago: College of Business Administration –Chicago
The College of Business Administration has two Doctoral programs in Business Administration and Management Information Systems, three Masters Programs and five Bachelors in Science programs for students to choose from. U.S. News and World Report ranks it the number 1 undergraduate business program in the Chicago area.
9. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: College of Business – Champaign
The Urbana-Champaign College of Business offers a variety of specialized Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctoral programs. Over half of their undergraduate business students study abroad in Brazil, China, India or South Africa.