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University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

12 months
39100 USD/year
39100 USD/year
25176 USD/year
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This STEM-designated Accountancy program from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is designed for students of all academic backgrounds; a bachelor's degree in accounting is not required.


You'll develop skills to excel in a competitive job market, while becoming a more professional version of yourself. 

The Department of Accountancy at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign features a #1 ranked faculty (according to BYU’s Faculty Research Ranking) focused on providing an outstanding student experience, strengthening your business skills, and developing leading-edge accounting curriculums.

Strong career opportunities

  • We are proud that 100% of the 2020 domestic graduates seeking employment landed jobs landed a job within three months of graduation, and international graduates reported a placement rate of 86% within six months of graduating in 2020 (data retrieved with a 67% knowledge rate).
  • As one of the largest suppliers of leaders for the accounting profession, we boast more partners in the Big-Four CPA firms than any other university. Our graduates consistently go on to earn C-suite positions with major corporations such as: PwC, Deloitte, KPMG, EY, RSM, and Huawei Technologies.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Accounting Analysis 
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Federal Taxation
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Financial Reporting Standards

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Begin the Graduate College application.
  • Upload your unofficial transcripts.
  • Complete and upload MSA Coursework Form.
  • Upload your résumé.
  • Upload your personal statement.
  • Choose your references: Please choose two references from academic and/or professional sources.
  • Submit your GMAT or GRE score (international students only).
  • Send us your English proficiency scores (international students only). 
  • Provide proof of funding and Declaration and Certification of Finances Form (international students only). 
  • Upload a copy of your passport (international students only). 
  • Pay your application fee: For domestic students there is a $70 non-refundable fee to apply, and for international students the non-refundable fee is $90.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39100 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 39100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    39100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    25176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25176 USD per year during 12 months.

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.


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