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Evening MBA and Weekend MBA students are not eligible for student visas. Admission to Chicago Booth does not guarantee non-immigrant status in the United States. Please see your nearest US Embassy if you have questions about your status.

An international applicant is anyone who is not a United States citizen or a permanent resident in the United States at the time of application to Chicago Booth. International students follow the same application process as US-based students, but with a few additional requirements. Here’s what you need to know.

Academic Requirements

All international applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. In light of the Bologna Accord, Chicago Booth also accepts candidates with three-year international degrees.

English Language Examinations

If English is not your native language, you’ll need to submit proof of English proficiency by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

This requirement can be waived if you:

  • Are a citizen or permanent resident of a country where English is an official language
  • Have earned an undergraduate or postgraduate degree from an institution in which English is the language of instruction
  • Have been living and working full time in the United States for two or more years

Please note this exemption in the application.

Begin Your MBA Journey

The first step toward a life-changing Booth experience is to apply for admission to our Evening MBA or Weekend MBA Program.

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Questions about the Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs? Contact our admissions team. We look forward to hearing from you!

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