University of Chicago (Booth)

Chicago, IL
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Traditional MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE
  • Not disclosed
  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 724
  • ENROLLED
  • 1,220
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Flexible
  • MEDIAN BASE SALARY OF NEW GRADS
  • $150,000

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business requires either a GMAT or GRE score to be submitted with an application. The average incoming Booth student has a 724 GMAT score (or 163 quantitative and 161 verbal GRE score) and 3.6 undergraduate GPA. Candidates must submit two recommendation letters with their application. The TOEFL is required for international applicants. There are three application rounds each year, and the school currently enrolls 1,220 full-time MBA students. Booth grads earn a median base salary of $150,000. The school does not disclose its acceptance rate.

Executive MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 13.2
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Yes

University of Chicago (Booth) requires applicants to submit a score for one of three entrance exams: the Executive Assessment, the GMAT, or the GRE. The average incoming EMBA student has a 681 GMAT score and more than 13 years of work experience. Booth students typically have more than seven years of management experience. The school’s EMBA program has a current enrollment of 479 students. Prospective students can apply during one of five rounds each year and must submit two letters of recommendation to be considered for admission. Booth determines international students’ English proficiency from the application and in-person interview.

Part-Time MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 677
  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 6.4
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Yes

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business requires part-time MBA applicants to submit an Executive Assessment, GMAT, or GRE score, and does not have preference for a specific exam. The average incoming part-time MBA student has a 677 GMAT score, a 3.38 undergraduate GPA, and more than six years of work experience. Candidates must submit two letters of recommendation with an application, and international students must submit either a TOEFL or IELTS score. During the 2020-2021 academic year, Booth enrolled more than 1,200 part-time MBA students. It offers three application rounds each year with deadlines in September, January, and April.