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Gies ranked Top 10 public business school by U.S. News

Sep 20, 2023, 08:03 by Aaron Bennett
Among the specialty rankings by US News & World Report, Gies has 7 programs inside the nation's Top 20. Accounting is once again ranked No. 2 in the nation.

Gies College of Business is once again ranked as a Top 10 public undergraduate business program, according to the latest rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. Gies Business was ranked No. 7 among public undergraduate business programs and No. 17 overall. U.S. News & World Report asks deans and senior faculty members to rate the academic quality of undergraduate business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). On the overall university rankings the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign came in at No. 35 (No. 12 among public universities), its best ranking in more than 20 years.

Among the specialty rankings by U.S. News & World Report, Gies has seven programs inside the nation's Top 20. Accounting is once again ranked No. 2 in the nation. Insurance/Risk Management (No. 8), Marketing (No. 12), Management (No. 15), Finance (No. 16), Management Information Systems (No. 17), and Supply Chain (No. 19) were also recognized as top programs.

Across all of its programs, Gies helps develop professionals who are prepared to lead in a rapidly changing world. The College’s commitment to action learning means students gain experience solving real problems for actual clients, preparing them to succeed in their careers from day one. Gies Business is a place where students’ ideas cross-pollinate with those of others, where they learn bold thinking, and where they make lifelong connections and friendships.

The full rankings and methodology can be found here.