Booth School of Business (University of Chicago)

5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
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Key Statistics
  • Full-Time
    Full-Time MBA Rankings
    Full-Time MBA Employments
    • Median Base Salary: $130,000
    • Median Salary with Bonus: $150,000
    • Employed After Graduation: 95.10%
    Application Essay Prompts
    • All candidates are required to submit responses to the following two questions:

      How will a Booth MBA help you achieve your immediate and long-term post-MBA career goals? (Minimum 250 words, no maximum.)
      An MBA is as much about personal growth as it is about professional development. In addition to sharing your experience and goals in terms of career, we’d like to learn more about you outside of the office. Use this opportunity to tell us something about who you are… (Minimum 250 words, no maximum.)
      The following question is optional:

      Is there any unclear information in your application that needs further explanation? (Maximum 300 words.)
      Reapplicants must answer the following question:

      Upon reflection, how has your perspective regarding your future, Chicago Booth, and/or getting an MBA changed since the time of your last application? (Maximum 300 words.)
      Response Guidelines: We trust that you will use your best judgment in determining how long your submission should be, but we recommend that you think strategically about how to best allocate the space.

      Format: Submissions must be entered into the text box provided in the application.

    Full-Time Key Statistics
    • Full-Time MBA Students: 593
    • Average GMAT: 730
    • GMAT Score Range: 610-790
    • Average Age: 28.0
    • Average Work Experience: 5.0 Years
    • Rolling Admissions: No
    • Students who are Women: 40%
    • International Students: 31%
    • Number of Applicants: 4433
    • Online Application
    • Program Homepage
    • Deadline 1: 09/24/2020
    • Deadline 2: 01/12/2021
    • Deadline 3: 04/01/2021
  • Part-Time
    Part-Time MBA Rankings
    Part-Time MBA Employments
    • Median Base Salary: $130,000
    • Employed After Graduation: 94%
    Application Essay Prompts
    • We look forward to learning more about you through your answers to the following questions.

      Essay One (maximum 400 words): Why are you seeking an MBA from Chicago Booth, and why is Chicago Booth's Evening MBA or Weekend MBA your program of choice?
      Essay Two (maximum 300 words): Leadership depends on how well you communicate, collaborate, and motivate people. Chicago Booth understands the importance of developing leaders beyond their business acumen and technical expertise, and we believe that each individual has their own leadership style. How has your family, culture, and/or environment influenced you as a leader?
      Reapplicant Essay (maximum 500 words): Reapplicants must submit an additional essay. The essay prompt can be found in the application.
      Optional Essay (maximum 500 words): If there is any important information relevant to your candidacy you were unable to address elsewhere in the application, please share that information here.

    Part-Time Key Statistics
    • Part-Time MBA Students:
    • Average GMAT: 670
    • GMAT Score Range: 640-740
    • Average Age: 30.0
    • Average Work Experience: 5.0 Years
    • Rolling Admissions: Yes
    • Students who are Women: 24%
    • International Students: 25%
    • Online Application
    • Program Homepage
    • Deadline 1: 01/08/2021
    • Deadline 2: 04/02/2021
    • Deadline 3: 06/11/2021
  • Executive
    Executive MBA Rankings
    Executive MBA Employments
    • Employed After Graduation: 97%
    Application Essay Prompts
    • Below are the essay questions for this year's Executive MBA application.

      1. Why are you seeking an MBA from Chicago Booth and what unique knowledge and experiences do you hope to contribute to the program? (maximum 2 pages, 12 pt. Times New Roman)

      2. OPTIONAL: If there is anything else you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you, please share that information here. (maximum 1 page, 12 pt. Times New Roman)

      3. REAPPLICANTS ONLY: Please give us an update on your professional, academic, and community activities since your previous application and highlight what you have done to strengthen your application. (maximum 1 page, single spaced, 12pt. Times New Roman)

    Executive Key Statistics
    • Executive MBA Students: 224
    • Average GMAT: 681
    • GMAT Score Range: 650-750
    • Average Age: 37
    • Average Work Experience: 13 Years
    • Rolling Admissions: Yes
    • Students who are Women: 26%
    • International Students: 75%
    • Online Application
    • Program Homepage
    • Deadline 1: 02/01/2021
    • Deadline 2: 04/07/2021
    • Deadline 3: 06/07/2021
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Individual Applicants
User Round Status GMAT GPA Age Location Gender Major Work Experience Target Industry
408682Not SureAwaiting decision...6503.7431
Chicago, IL, United States
MaleSocial Sciences
Non-Profit (77 months)
4083141Awaiting decision...6503.0733
Chicago, IL, United States
Manufacturing (85 months)
Financial Services
404473Not SureAwaiting decision...03.737
Івано-Франківськ, Ukraine
Advertising / Marketing (120 months)
Advertising / Marketing
4044212Awaiting decision...Not yet taken3.728
Washington, DC, United States
FemaleBusiness Administration
Financial Services (36 months)
3009982Awaiting decision...Not yet taken2.636
Qateef, Saudi Arabia
MaleBusiness Administration
Manufacturing (30 months)
402342Not SureAwaiting decision...Not yet taken3.326
Moscow, Russian Federation
FemaleSocial Sciences
Other (12 months)
349519Not SureAwaiting decision...7603.531
Aurora, OH, United States
Manufacturing (60 months)
339443LaterAwaiting decision...Not yet taken3.532
Hermosillo, Mexico
Other (60 months)
High Tech
383020Not SureAwaiting decision...Not yet taken433
moscow, Russian Federation
Consulting (36 months)
361175Not SureAwaiting decision...6803.3735
Milwaukee, WI, United States
MaleBusiness Administration
Consumer Products (144 months)
Consumer Products
3796983Awaiting decision...Not yet taken3.0438
Bangalore, India
Advertising / Marketing (120 months)
Advertising / Marketing
375475Not SureAwaiting decision...Not yet taken3.730
Montevideo, Uruguay
Other (36 months)
High Tech
3747341Awaiting decision...7003.428
chicago, IL, United States
Consulting (37 months)
373427LaterAwaiting decision...Not yet taken3.235
Fairfax, VA, United States
Financial Services (86 months)
Financial Services
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