Full-Time MBA

Full-Time MBA

in Hyde Park, Chicago

Own your experience.
Define your impact.

Chicago Booth offers the world’s most flexible full-time MBA program. Every moment you spend as a Booth student is spent building upon your existing academic and professional backgrounds, bringing you closer to your goals. We are dedicated to ensuring that the return on your time and investment is unrivaled.

The Booth experience provides you with freedom: academic freedom, freedom to take risks, and freedom to define your impact in the world. Our multidisciplinary approach to problem solving empowers you with frameworks for freethinking and sound decision making. You are also welcomed into a community of faculty, alumni, and peers who will open doors for you and proudly support your success—as if it were their own.

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Full-Time MBA Program Overview

Dig into the numbers behind the Booth experience.

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21 Months
Length of Program

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98.4%
Received Job Offers Within 3 Months of Graduation

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70+
Student-Led Groups


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1 Required Course
Leadership Effectiveness and Development (LEAD)

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13
Concentrations

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3–4 Courses
Per Quarter

Class of 2020 Stats

Class Size

591

Average GPA

3.6

GPA Range

2.7–4.0

Average Student Age

28

Countries Represented

52

US Minority Students

31%

International Students

30%

Gender

Average GMAT

731

GMAT Range

610–790

% of GRE TEST TAKERS IN CLASS

7%

Average Work Experience

5 Years

Undergraduate Majors

Business

24%

Liberal Arts

15%

Economics

25%

Other

4%

Engineering

24%

Physical Sciences

7%

Law

1%

Students represent a variety of backgrounds, interests, and career paths.

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Industries Represented

Arts/Media/Entertainment

 2%

Healthcare

 6%

Accounting

 2%

Manufacturing

 2%

Consulting

 24% 

Non-Profit/Government

 9%

Consumer Products 

 4%

Other

 10%

Energy

 3%

Private Equity/Venture Capital 

 8%

Financial Services

 21%

Technology

 9%

Students represent a variety of backgrounds, interests, and career paths.

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Geographic Representation

Africa

0.2%

Middle East

1%

Asia

13.4%

Other

0.3%

Canada

1%

United States

70.1%

Central/South America
& Mexico

10%

Western Europe

2.5%

Eastern Europe

1.4%

 

Students represent a variety of backgrounds, interests, and career paths.

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All above data is as of September 19, 2018

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Full Time MBA - Summer Break Campus Visit

September 23, 2019 10:30 AM
Harper Center

We invite you to visit us in Chicago. The full Campus Visit Program schedule, including lunch with students and class visits, is offered through May. Class visits will then resume again in October.

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Admissions Events

Held year-round, primarily off-campus and/or virtually

Attend any of our events around the globe, hosted by admissions staff, students, or alumni. 

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Upcoming Deadlines

Chicago Booth admits new students into the Full-Time MBA Program in the Autumn Quarter only. You can apply any time from the date the application is available to 11:59 p.m. CST on the day of the deadline below.

  • Round One Deadline - September 26, 2019
  • Round Two Deadline - January 7, 2020
  • Round Three Deadline - April 2, 2020 


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