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Booth Profile

Our Booth profile will supply you with the basic information you need when considering applying to Booth. Our Admission Consultants are happy to help you decide if Booth is the right school for you.

Application Deadlines

Application Periods: Application submitted by: Notification from board:
Round 1 October 3, 2013 December 19, 2013
Round 2 January 8, 2014 March 27, 2014
Round 2 April 3, 2014 May 21, 2014

Application Questions

Essay

Below are the essay questions for the 2013 - 14 application.

Short Answer Essays Please respond to the following two essay prompts:

a. My favorite part of my work is... (250 words maximum) b. I started to think differently when... (250 words maximum)

Presentation/Essay The Chicago experience will take you deeper into issues, force you to challenge assumptions, and broaden your perspective. In a four-slide presentation or an essay of no more than 600 words, broaden our perspective about who you are. Understanding what we currently know about you from the rest of the application, what else would you like us to know?

Reapplicant 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? (300 words maximum)


Admissions

Full-time Class of 2013

Average Class Size: 597
Applications: 4,169
Percent Admitted: 22%
Yield: Not Published
GMAT Average: 720
GMAT Score Range: 670-760 (Middle 80%)
Average Age 28
Average GRE Q Not Published
Average GRE V Not Published
Average GPA Not Published

Pre-MBA Career

Industry: Percent:
Consulting: 17.2%
COmmercial/Investment Banking: 14%
Investment Management: 8.5%
PE/VC: 8.3%
Education/Gov./Non-profit: 7%
Other Financial Services: 4.5%
Manufacturing/Consumer Products: 3.9%
Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Healthcare: 4.1%
Real Estate: 3.4%
Computer Services/Telecom: 3.4%
Energy: 3.2%
Other: 21.5%

Post-MBA Career (Class of 2011)

Industry: Percent: Median Base Salary:
Business Development 2.7 $108,663
Consulting 29.1% $125,000
General Management 8.2% $105,000
Law 0.8% Not Published
Marketing 10.8% $96,500
Operations 1.1% $111,000
Product Development 0.6% Not Published
Strategic Planning 1.7% $107,500
Other 0.4% Not Published

Career Hiring

Class of 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Accepted Offer by Graduation 93.8 92.0% 79.2% 81.5% 86.1%
Accepted Offer 3 months out 97.4% 94.3% 86.7% 91.0% 93.0%
Median Base Salary $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 $102,000 $107,000
Median Signing Bonus $25,000 $25,000 $20,000 $20,000 $20,000

Class Profile

Female 35%
International 33%
U.S. Minority 23%

Region
Africa 2%
Asia 19%
Europe 6%
North America 62%
Latin America and the Caribbean 10%
Oceania 1%
Dual Citizenship 8%

Experience

Mean Work Experience 58 months
Mean Age 28

Enrollment

Total 3,332
Full-Time MBA 1,160
Part-Time MBA 1,501
Executive MBA 555
PhD Program 116

School Ranking

Business Week 1
US News 4

Program Costs

Resident $109,272.00
Nonresident $109,272.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Resident) $85,488.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Nonresident) $85,488.00

Alumni

Total Living Alumni 45,995

Joint Degrees

MBA/MPP (Public Policy)
MBA/JD (Law)
MBA/MD (Medicine)
MBA/MA (Social Services)
MBA & Certificate in Health Administration and Policy
MBA/PhD