About Chicago Booth

Key Facts

Founded in 1898

We are the second-oldest business school in the world.

Accredited since 1916

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has been continuously accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Student Body

Program Total Enrollment
(2012-13)
Full-Time MBA (includes International MBA and joint degree students)
1,161
PhD
123
Evening MBA
1,119
Weekend MBA
354
Executive MBA
539
Total
3,297

Faculty

In 2012, Chicago Booth faculty numbers 205; 130 are tenure-track faculty.

Alumni

Chicago Booth is proud to claim 48,000 alumni who have succeeded in every field and industry in every corner of the globe.

How Others See Us

Business leaders, educators, students, and alumni rate Chicago Booth among the finest business schools in the world. Chicago Booth consistently ranks among the top business schools in surveys of MBA programs.

 Full-Time MBA Program
 Year Publication  Ranking 
 2014 Financial Times (global) #9
US News & World Report #4
 2013 The Economist #1
Financial Times (global) #10
Forbes biennial rankings #2
US News & World Report #6 (tie)
 2012 BusinessWeek biennial rankings #1
The Economist #1
Financial Times (global) #12
US News & World Report #4 (tie)
 2011 The Economist #2
Forbes biennial rankings #3
 2010 BusinessWeek biennial rankings #1
 2009 Forbes biennial rankings #9

 Executive MBA Programs
 Year Publication  Ranking 
 2014 US News & World Report #2
 2013 BusinessWeek biennial rankings #2
The Economist #9
Financial Times #9
US News & World Report
#2
 2012 Financial Times
#10
 2011 BusinessWeek biennial rankings #1
Financial Times #5
US News & World Report #2
 2010 Wall Street Journal #16
 2009 BusinessWeek biennial rankings #2

Part-Time MBA Programs
 Year Publication  Ranking 
 2014 US News & World Report
#2
 2013 BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(in the Midwest)
#1
 BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(nationally)
#8 
US News & World Report
#2 (tie)
 2012 US News & World Report
#2 (tie)
 2011 BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(in the Midwest)
#2 
BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(nationally)
#17 
 2009  BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(in the Midwest)
 #4
 BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(nationally)
 #12

 Nondegree Executive Education
 Year Publication  Ranking 
 2013 BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(in open enrollment programs)
 #8
BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(in custom programs)
 #14
Financial Times
(in open enrollment programs)
#5
Financial Times
(in custom programs)
#17
 2012 Financial Times
#11
Financial Times
(in open enrollment programs)
#5
Financial Times
(in custom programs)
#21 
 2011 BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(in open enrollment programs)
#13
BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(in custom programs)
#16 
 2010 Financial Times #18
 2009 BusinessWeek biennial rankings
(in open enrollment programs)
#15

Graduate Employment

Download our employment report for employment statistics for our full-time MBA students, including international MBA and joint degree students.

Research and Learning Centers

Chicago Booth promotes and disseminates research through numerous centers and institutes: