In today's business world, it's important to know how to work with and manage individuals from diverse backgrounds. That's why we're pleased that Chicago Booth attracts so many students and faculty members from around the globe. This diverse community adds an extra dimension to your business education as instructors and peers share their experiences and knowledge. You will also gain access to a global network of more than 54,000 alumni in more than 120 countries.
Connect with Chicago Booth Students from Around the World
Use our Connect with a Student tool to find Country Captains from your area.
Stem Eligible Options
International students benefit from several STEM-eligible options at Booth. The Analytic Finance and Business Analytics concentrations are designated STEM-eligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT) purposes, as well as the Masters Program in Computer Science, which Booth students can do as a joint degree with the MBA. International graduates on F-1 student visas who earn these concentrations or joint degree may be eligible to apply for an additional 24 months of training through work experience.
International Student Support
International Programs provides support to all international students at Chicago Booth. Building on our International Student Orientation, we support and advise international students throughout the year on a variety of issues. Some of these topics include transitioning back to life as a student; referring students to various resources at Chicago Booth, at the University of Chicago, and around Chicago; and assisting students with special issues such as language, networking, or cultural adjustment. International Programs is available to help you meet your professional, academic, and personal goals. You can reach International Programs at international@lists.ChicagoBooth.edu or 773.702.4323.