Located in Urbana-Champaign, a community with a rich legacy of innovation, Gies College of Business offers students an engaging, hands-on learning experience that prepares them for success in the world of business. With our focus on technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship, coupled with our interdisciplinary approach and an emphasis on professional responsibility and ethics, our students emerge from our programs well rounded and prepared to assume leadership roles in the global business community. Our Illinois Business Consulting is the largest student-run consulting organization in the country, conducting more than 50 projects each year with Fortune 100, mid-sized, and startup companies, and our Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership is nationally renowned for its scholarship and for spawning new businesses; it has been awarded more than $18 million in grants since 2005. While fully committed to offering a stimulating classroom environment, we are also deeply invested in engaging students through award-winning online classes and programs; two recent launches include online MBA (iMBA) and MS in Accountancy (iMSA) programs. Poets & Quants named our iMBA one of the 20 most innovative business school ideas of 2015; overall, more than half a million learners have accessed our online courses. Gies College of Business has over 5,100 students, about 3,100 of whom are undergraduates. Our undergraduate placement rate is 95%, and our MBA placement rate is 86%. Our 160 faculty members are focused on preparing you for a successful and satisfying career in the business field of your choice.