Business Degree Programs in Illinois

Business Degree Programs in Illinois

The state of Illinois is home to twenty unique and prestigious business schools. Below is a list of the top 10. Click on the link to learn more and find the Business degree program that fits your academic ambitions.

1.       Benedictine University: College of Business –Lisle

This military friendly Catholic School ranks ninth among the top 10 online colleges by The Benedictine College of Business features Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral Business Programs and as well as dual degree programs in Management and Organizational Behavior.


2.       Bradley University: Foster College of Business Administration –Peoria

Entrepreneur magazine and the Princeton Review ranked Bradley University’s Foster College of Business Administration among the top 2 in the nation.  Many Students and faculty members have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships for study abroad.


3.       Chicago State University: College of Business –Chicago

Located in the Southside of Chicago, the College of Business offers four-year Bachelors of Science programs in Accounting, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems and Marketing. The university also features a comprehensive internship program and a Small Business Development Center.


4.       DePaul University: Driehaus College of Business – Chicago

Established in 1912, the Driehaus College of Business seeks to promote learning, advance knowledge and inform the business community by educating its future leaders in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Hospitality Leadership, Management, Marketing and Real Estate.


5.       DePaul University: Kellstadt Graduate School of Business – Chicago

Flexibility is the strong suit of the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University.  In addition to full-time MBA, Accelerated MBA and International Study programs, they also offer part-time MBA and MS programs and dual Masters of Science/Masters of Business degrees.


6.       Eastern Illinois University: Lumpkin College of Business & Applied Science- Charleston

The Lumpkin College of Business offers five academic majors and minors, in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Management, Marketing and Management Information Systems.  They also offer a departmental honors program.


7.       Governors State University: College of Business and Public Administration –University Park

The GSU College of Business and Public Administration recently began offering an Accelerated BS/MS program in Professional Accounting and an Accelerated Online MBA in Supply Chain Management. 


8.       Illinois Institute of Technology: Stuart School of Business –Chicago

In 2011, Financial Times rated the Stuart School of Business’ Masters of Science in Finance 3rd in the nation.  IIT offers Business Certifications, a Business-Honors law program, Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, as well as Graduate and PhD programs.


9.       Illinois State University: College of Business  - Normal

Business Administration majors include Agribusiness, Organizational Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management, Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communication, Professional Sales, Music Business and Communication Studies Teacher Education.


10.   Loyola University Chicago: Quinlan School of Business – Chicago

In addition to its undergraduate business and MBA programs, in 212 Quinlan began offering a one-year intensive Intercontinental MBA, with residencies in Chicago, New York, South Africa, South America and Asia.  Quinlan also offers a Sports Management Concentration, a Business ethics Concentration and a Derivative Markets Concentration in addition to traditional Economics, Accounting, Marketing and Management business programs.