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The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1898
    • Size:
    • Small (<5000 students)
    • Type:
    • Private non-profit
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
    • Specialization:
    • Business School 1
    • Climate:
    • Cold (Continental)
    • Location:
    • 5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637
    • Phone:
    • +17737027743
    • Setting:
    • Urban

The History of The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

As part of the University of Chicago, we share this world-renowned university’s core values, which shape our distinctive intellectual culture. At Chicago Booth, we constantly question, test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. In fact, nine of our faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas.

We are proud to claim an unmatched faculty, degree, open enrollment, and custom programs offered on three continents, a global body of more than 51,000 accomplished alumni, and a strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities.

Since 1898, we have produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Today, we empower bold thinkers and inquisitive minds to dig deeper, discover more, and shape the future.

Academic Highlights

Chicago Booth offers Full-time, Part-time (Evening and Weekend) and Executive MBA programs. The university is also a major center for educating future academics, with graduate programs offering the A.M. and Ph.D. degrees in several fields.

Life in The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Chicago Booth grants "High Honors" to the top five percent of the graduating class and "Honors" to its next 15 percent, based on GPA averages of all MBA graduates from the previous academic year

School Ranking

Chicago Booth was ranked No. 1 by both Forbes and The Economist in 2019.


Admissions Interview - Interviews are by invitation only. All invitations to interview will be released by the mid-decision dates for each round.

Notable Alumni

  • Satya Nadella 
  • Jon Corzine 
  • Peter G. Peterson
  • Philip J. Purcell 
  • Todd Young

Acceptance Rate 

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business 25.5%

Other Campuses
    • 25 Basinghall Street, London, England, United Kingdom
    • 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago, Illinois, United States
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