Ph.D. On Campus

Business Administration

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

48 months
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A PhD in Business Administration at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign provides an opportunity to become a successful scholar, teaching your business specialization. 


We offer a phd degree in Business Administration at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Our unmatched experience is built on a flexible curriculum, collaborative scholarly community, and an emphasis on faculty mentorship.

Key Features 

  • Activities like peer mentoring, a professional development series, community events, and a brown-bag seminar series shape a unique collaborative spirit among a doctoral cohort that averages 40 students. 
  • A formalized mentorship process, beginning on day one when you are assigned a specified faculty advisor, keeps our faculty fully committed to your progress.

Programme Structure

A scholarly emphasis with six specializations

  • Information systems
  • International business
  • Marketing
  • Organizational behavior
  • Operations management
  • Strategy and entrepreneurship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Three letters of reference
  • Transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate work
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Records Examination (GRE) scores (institution code 1836)
  • Scores of Internet Based TOEFL (iBT) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) for all applicants whose native language is not English

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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