Evening MBA

Evening MBA

in downtown Chicago

Unlock your potential in a community of bold thinkers.

Dig deeper and discover more with an Evening MBA Program designed for working professionals. At Booth, our flexible curriculum will nurture your potential as a leader and allow you to uncover insights you can bring from the classroom into work the next day.

Our Evening MBA students enjoy the same academic and curricular experience as Booth’s full-time students, and they are taught by the same renowned faculty. Our flexible format and convenient downtown location are ideal for Chicago-area professionals who work full time and want to earn a Chicago Booth MBA during the week.

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Student Experience

Our student experience is defined by individuality, collaboration, and an active community. Being part of the Evening MBA Program with classmates who are also working full time creates a support system you can tap into as a student and for the rest of your life.

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Student Story: Joanne Meulendyke

A student in the Evening MBA Program, Joanne gets excited about getting involved in Booth’s many opportunities, collaborating with classmates, and applying learnings the next day at work. Hear why Joanne says, “You are part of a family here.”

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Our admissions blog offers an inside perspective on the admissions process and Booth’s collaborative community. Read advice, tips, and stories from our admissions directors, current students, and alumni.

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Evening MBA Overview

Dig into the numbers behind the Booth experience.

Program Flexibility and Facts

Average Completion Time

2.5–3 Years

Time Given to Complete Degree

5 Years

Average Courses Per Quarter


Courses Required to Complete
Your Degree*


Courses to Choose From


Concentrations to Choose From


Student Groups


Student Life Events Per Year

* Plus Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD)

Class Stats*

GPA (Mid-80%)


GMAT (Mid-80%)


AGE (Mid-80%)



Years of Work Experience (Mid-80%)


International Students*

* Based on 2018 incoming student data. Percentage of international students represents those attending on work visa.

Industries Represented*

Consulting 11% Insurance 2%
Investment Management/Research 10% Software/Printing/Publishing 2%
Other Industry 8% Retail 2%
Energy/Oil/Utilities 6% Non-Profit 2%
Diversified Financial Services 5% Construction 2%
Manufacturing 5% Real Estate 1%
Consumer Products 4% Law 1%
Aerospace/Transportation 4% Arts/Media/Entertainment 1%
Healthcare 4% Widely Diversified Services 1%
Education 7% Venture Capital/Private Equity 1%
Advertising/Marketing/ Communications 7% Entertainment/Leisure 1%
Commercial Banking 7% Agribusiness 1%
Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology 3% Government 1%
Computer-Related Services 3% Food Service/Lodging/Leisure 1%
Investment Banking/Brokerage  3% Accounting 1%
Other Financial Services  3% Miscellaneous Services 1%
* Based on 2018 incoming student data


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Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Information Session

January 10, 2020 6:30 PM
Gleacher Center, Room 100

This information session will provide you with a great opportunity to learn more about Chicago Booth's Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs. The presentation will introduce you to Booth's unique approach to education, our flexible curriculum, and supportive student and alumni community.

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Live Chat

November 12, 2019
12–1 p.m. CST

Join us for a live chat with admissions directors from the Evening MBA and Weekend MBA programs. We will answer questions about the admissions process, offer tips for applying to both programs, and provide answers to other admissions-related questions.

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Important Deadlines

The Evening MBA program admits students on a rolling basis. You can apply any time from the date the application is available to the day of the deadline below. You’ll receive your admissions decision four to six weeks after the date your application is complete. You can apply to start during the Autumn, Winter, Spring, or Summer Quarter.

Winter Quarter
October 4, 2019

Spring Quarter
January 6, 2020

Summer Quarter
March 30, 2020

Autumn Quarter
June 8, 2020

Make Your Evenings Count

Earn a Booth MBA while continuing to advance in your career. Take the first steps to maximize your potential, and get in touch with us through the links below.

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