University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Booth's curriculum offers multiple approaches to learning including case studies, lectures and team projects. Booth's only required class for full-time students, LEAD, is designed to improve students' self-awareness and interpersonal skills through classroom sessions and events.
Full-time students can learn while working to solve real-world business problems through Booth's lab courses. Students can learn how to start their own businesses, work with entrepreneurs and intern with venture capital or private equity firms through the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship. Booth students also have the opportunity to participate in several University-sponsored and national competitions.
Booth's flagship campus is located on the University of Chicago's main campus in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. Additional campuses are located in London, Singapore and downtown Chicago's magnificent mile.
Over 87% of Booth MBAs had a job offer within three months of graduation. In 2011, over 250 companies recruited on the Booth campus and over 2,500 positions were posted on Booth's online job board. Top recruiters at Booth include:
- McKinsey & Company
- The Boston Consulting Group
- Bain & Company, Inc.
- Morgan Stanley
- Booz & Company
- Credit Suisse
- Deutsche Bank AG
- Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- JP Morgan Chase
Booth's alumni network is made up of over 45,000 people worldwide. Famous alumni include: former Gillette CEO James Kilts, former Coleman CEO Jerry W. Levin, Aramark CEO Joseph Neubauer, and NAVTEQ CEO Judson Green.
Booth's 21-month full-time MBA program takes place on the Hyde Park campus and involves 3 to 4 courses each quarter. The average full-time MBA student has 5 years of work experience and is 28 years old.
Booth's Evening MBA classes meet one night a week. Most Evening MBA students live or work in and around Chicago. The average evening MBA student has 5 years of work experience and is 29 years old.
Booth's Weekend MBA classes meet every Saturday for eleven weeks and provide the same experience as the evening MBA program. The average weekend MBA student has 6 years of work experience and is 30 years old.
Chicago Booth's 21-month Executive MBA program is offered on the Chicago, London and Singapore campuses. The concentrations offered are finance, strategy, marketing, and entrepreneurship. The average executive MBA student has 12 years of work experience and is 37 years old.
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