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Message from the Director

Welcome to the University of Illinois in Peoria where professionals can earn a prestigious University of Illinois MBA or students who have completed an associates degree in business or accountancy can earn a bachelors degree from the University of Illinois.

Upcoming Events:

There are many events being hosted by the Peoria Center.  On March 25th, the Peoria Chamber of Commerce Before Hours will convene in our conference room in the Perley Building at 7:45am.  As part of the MoneySmart Week National program, we will have a presentation on “Conspicuous Consumption -Why?” on Monday night, April 7th at 7pm.  If you would like to acquire more information about our prestigious MBA weekend program in Peoria, please join us for an information session on Thursday, April 10th at 5:30pm.  The next day, April 11th at 7:30am, we will conduct a panel of experts on issues of implementation of health care benefits for business leaders in our community.  These events are open to the public, but we recommend that you call or email us to reserve a seat.

The Peoria Center is the BEST eduational value in Peoria.  We offer a guaranteed tuition program that remains constant while a student completes a degree.  Although the Peoria Center offers one of the most affordable tuition and fees costs in the state of Illinois, there are numerous graduate and undergraduate merit scholarships.

The advantages of earning a University of Illinois degree in Peoria are numerous!  Students learn from exceptional faculty from the business college and local experts in business.  The small, personal classes are engaging, inclusive, and challenging.

Students participate in student government, student organizations and honorary programs.  These experiences enrich our students’ academic and community involvement and advance their interpersonal and communication skills.

To enhance their understanding of the complexities of business today, students participate in a variety of business and not-for-profit internships.  These valuable experiences provide students with opportunities to apply their business knowledge and leadership skills to challenging business situations.

You are invited to learn more about our programs by calling 309.999.4847 for an appointment so we can personally provide you with information to transfer to the University of Illinois Peoria Center.  We are located in downtown Peoria, just two blocks from I-74 exit 93.  Stop by and learn how we can help you achieve your academic dreams.

The education you need today…to lead your business tomorrow!Photo of Joyce Shotick

Best wishes,

Dr. Joyce Shotick

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