Full-Time MBA Program The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Inquiry. Insight. Impact Apply

Chicago Booth naturally draws intellectually curious people. You’re surrounded by classmates who question assumptions, challenge ideas, and think critically. It inspires classroom debate and an active discussion stimulated by both the students and the professors.

The faculty at Booth are on the cutting edge of business, bringing their research and real-world experience into the classroom. You learn fundamentals based on analytical thinking, allowing you to confidently go in any direction you choose.

Student Profiles

Don
Columbus, GA
Don Caducci
Before Booth: United States Army
Internship: JP Morgan
Ruhi
India/Jacksonville, FL
Aditi Ruhi
Before Booth: Bank of America
Internship: Amazon
Stella
Chicago, IL
Stella Fayman
Before Booth: Fee Fighters, Entrepreneurs Unplugged
Internship: Start-up, Matchist.com
Sam
Accra, Ghana
Sam Yamoah
Before Booth: McKesson Corporation
Internship: McKinsey and Company
Hugh
Drumshanbo, Ireland
Hugh Gibbons
Before Booth: BNY Mellon
Internship: Goldman Sachs
Rushan
New York, NY
Rushan Guan
Before Booth: Accenture
Internship: ZipFit Denim
Haibo
China/Landsdale, PA
Haibo Lu
Before Booth: Shanghai Sharks/Chinese National Team
Internship: CancerIQ
Saburah
Cleveland, OH
Saburah Wilson
Before Booth: International Creative Management
Internship: Accenture
Chris
Pasadena, CA
Chris Iglesias
Before Booth: Cacique USA
Internship: Kraft
Amelia
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Amelia Runyan
Before Booth: McKinsey and Company
Internship: Kirkland and Ellis LLP
Jen
Closter, NJ
Jen Park
Before Booth: Digitas
Internship: Goldman Sachs
Suraj
Fair Lawn, NJ
Suraj Patel
Before Booth: Boston Consulting Group
Internship: Education Pioneers
Carolyn
Philadelphia, PA
Carolyn Braff
Before Booth: Writer, CBS Sports
Internship: Brand Management, PepsiCo
Kevin
Pueblo, CO
Kevin McCaffrey
Before Booth: Analyst, McKinsey & Company
Internship: Founder, Dot-to-Dot Children's Books
Niranjana
Mumbai, India
Niranjana Rajagopal
Before Booth: Corporate Finance, KPMG India
Internship: Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group
Sarah
Northbrook, IL
Sarah Press
Before Booth: Associate, Bain and Company
Internship: Cofounder, CommuniTeach
Danilo
Naples, Italy
Danilo Gargiulo
Before Booth: Credit Risk, Lloyds Banking Group
Internship: Associate, HSBC
Alex
Sopot, Poland
Alex Witt
Before Booth: Intelligence Officer, CIA
Internship: Investment Banking, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., LLC
Jason
Diamond Bar, CA
Jason Wright
Before Booth: Professional Football Player, NFL
Internship: Consultant, McKinsey & Company
Fong Wa
Philadelphia, PA
Fong Wa Chung
Before Booth: Director, Adopt-A-Classroom
Internship: Investment Banking, Barclays
Jorge
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Jorge Acosta
Before Booth: Commercial Manager, ACC Resources
Internship: Corporate Strategy, Mattel, Inc.
Webb
Greenville, SC
Webb Brown
Before Booth: Cofounder, DayZipping LLC
Internship: Associate, New Capital Partners

Class Profile

At Chicago Booth, we value the individual and actively recruit a community of students with diverse experiences, backgrounds, perspectives, and aspirations.

Student Body Class of 2015

Underrepresented Minority Students
24%
International Students
37%
Average Student Age
28
Average GMAT Score
723
Average GPA
3.57
GPA Range (mid-80%)
3.1-3.9
Countries Represented
52
Average Work Experience
5 years

Student Body Class of 2015

65% Male and 35% Female

Undergraduate Majors

Business
33%
Economics
22%
Engineering
21%
Liberal Arts/Sciences
14%
Physical Sciences
6%
Other
4%

As of September 23, 2013

Hear it from the students

Saburah
Cleveland, OH
Saburah
Push yourself beyond your comfort zone to compete on a level you never thought possible
Don
Columbus, GA
Don
Challenge any assumption and swing for the fences – Booth has your back
Stella
Chicago, IL
Stella
The fundamentals of rigorous discussion and challenging ideas extends to start-up ventures
Hugh
Drumshanbo, Ireland
Hugh
The international nature of the classroom adds vibrancy and diversity of thought
Ruhi
India/Jacksonville, FL
Aditi
A non-cohort focus allows you to meet more people and take the classes you want
Haibo
China/Lansdale, PA
Haibo
Experience the impact of collecting and analyzing data to test a hypothesis in real-world settings
Jen
Closter, NJ
Jen
Tailor your learning trajectory in an environment that stimulates curiosity and active discussion
Rushan
New York, NY
Rushan
Build confidence as a future leader in business markets increasingly driven by data
Sam
Accra, Ghana
Sam
Internalize frameworks grounded in rigorous inquiry to derive insights on your own
Suraj
Fair Lawn, NJ
Suraj
Chart your own course and cross into areas of study outside your career path
Chris
Pasadena, CA
Chris
A roll-up-your-sleeves mentality to extract value from every single sentence
Danilo
Naples, Italy
Danilo
Faculty accessibility inside and outside of the classroom
Sarah
Northbrook, IL
Sarah
Booth faculty helping student entrepreneurs through introductions - with professor Steven Kaplan
Jorge
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Jorge
Faculty support for student groups
Fong Wa
Philadelphia, PA
Fong Wa
Supporting students as they manage career transitions
Webb
Greenville, SC
Webb
Learning how to handle ambiguity and calculate risk
Niranjana
Mumbai, India
Niranjana
What flexible curriculum really means to students
Alex
Sopot, Poland
Alex
Flexible curriculum helps customize a schedule for life outside of school
Jason
Diamond Bar, CA
Jason
How Booth's curriculum encourages risk-taking and challenges you
Carolyn
Philadelphia, PA
Carolyn
The value of the multi-disciplinary Chicago Approach
Kevin
Pueblo, CO
Kevin
Faculty connecting students with the local business community