Chicago Booth MBA

A Transformational Experience

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has produced pathbreaking ideas with lasting impact on markets and the global business community, training generations of leaders. As you explore top-ranked business schools, you'll see how Chicago Booth stands apart for its enduring pursuit of intellectual excellence and dedication to academic freedom and rigorous inquiry.

Jon Park"Being at Booth has changed the way I think about things and the way I tackle problems."

Jon Park, ’14
Consider Chicago Booth

At Chicago Booth, you’ll be part of a group of people who share a passion and curiosity for exploration. Fellow students and faculty create a learning environment where you are encouraged to challenge assumptions in the quest for deeper understanding and smarter solutions.

When considering the best MBA program for you, consider Chicago Booth.

Tunde Fajemirokun“The Chicago Booth program facilitates a lot of thought leadership and ideas generation.”

Tunde Fajemirokun, ’13 (EXP-18)

 

Four Paths to One World-Class MBA Degree

Booth is committed to delivering the same quality education to every one of our students. All of our programs offer the same MBA, taught by our unparalleled faculty of award-winning thought leaders.


full time

Full-Time MBA

With a highly flexible curriculum and lively campus life, the Full-Time MBA Program is a two-year program that offers endless opportunities to tailor your learning experience.

Location:
University of Chicago's main campus in Hyde Park

Time to Complete:
21 months

Average Work Experience:
5 years

Average Age:
27.8

Evening MBA

Evening MBA Program

Featuring the same faculty and flexible curriculum as the Full-Time and Weekend MBA Programs, the Evening MBA Program allows students to build their skills without interrupting their careers. The Evening MBA Program is an attractive option for individuals who live and work full time in the Chicagoland area.

Location:
Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago

Time to Complete:
2.5–3 years

Average Work Experience:
6 years

Average Age:
30

Weekend MBA

Weekend MBA Program

The Weekend MBA Program allows students to build their skills without interrupting their careers, while offering the same faculty and flexible curriculum as the Full-Time and Evening MBA Programs. The convenient Friday and Saturday formats allow students to earn a Booth MBA from anywhere in the country without putting their careers on hold. Beneficial for both Chicago-based professionals with heavy travel schedules and nonresidents, the Weekend MBA Program draws more than 70 percent of its students from outside of Illinois.

Location:
Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago

Time to Complete:
2.5–3 years

Average Work Experience:
6 years

Average Age:
30

executive mba

Executive MBA

Offered in North America, Europe, and Asia, the Executive MBA Program is designed for experienced managers and directors seeking an intense professional development experience with an international flavor. Each location admits around 90 students who follow a set curriculum as a cohort, developing uniquely strong bonds and a lasting network. Five international session weeks combine students from all three campuses, providing global networking opportunities.

Locations:
Chicago, London, Hong Kong

Time to Complete:
21 months

Average Work Experience:
12 years

Average Age:
37

Phil Caruso"The community at Booth is unparalleled. You build profound relationships with people who are interesting and smart."

Phil Caruso, ’15

 

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Joel Gay"Chicago Booth is the rare example where the discourse of academic theory materially impacts, if not dictates, reality."

Joel Gay, ’10 (XP-79)

 

Why is a Chicago Booth MBA degree right for you?

 

The Chicago Approach

The Chicago Approach™

The Booth difference is rooted in The Chicago Approach, characterized by a unique educational philosophy coupled with a highly collaborative culture that creates a transformational experience like no other.

Educational Philosophy

Rooted in the belief that transformational ideas start with rigorous inquiry, we evaluate problems and opportunities through fundamental disciplines that underlie how organizations function, markets work, and people make decisions.

Our Culture and Impact

Culture

Our community is intensely collaborative. We value curiosity and prefer to let arguments stand and fall on their own merit. At Booth, ideas compete and people collaborate.

Impact

Our alumni are known for the power and authenticity of their ideas and solutions. They stand out for the incisiveness and clarity brought to leadership, pushing conversations further, and uncovering unexpected opportunities.

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