Chicago Booth Expands Deferred Admission MBA Program to All Students

first_img The University of Chicago Booth School of Business announced this week that it has expanded its deferred admission MBA program. Previously limited to undergraduates at the University of Chicago, it is now open to any student in their final year of study at any undergraduate institution.Chicago Booth ScholarsThe Chicago Booth Scholars program gives talented undergraduate seniors the opportunity to apply for a place in a future Booth MBA class. Those who gain admission can then complete two to four years of full-time work experience before heading to Booth for their MBA.In an effort to provide ultimate flexibility, participants in the expanded program can chose between the full-time MBA program at the Hyde Park campus or the evening and weekend MBA program at the downtown campus. “Continuing to build the most talented and diverse classes of MBA students is a priority for Chicago Booth,” Dean Madhav Rajan notes in a recent statement.Why Expand?Chicago Booth has chosen to expand its deferred admissions MBA program, which launched in 2002 exclusively for University of Chicago undergrads, in an effort to draw great talent from across the nation and the world.“This program is extremely successful in terms of the caliber of students it has attracted and the excellent alumni that come out of it,” Stacey Kole, Chicago Booth deputy dean for the MBA program, said in a statement. “There is great talent beyond our own university, which is why we are opening this opportunity to students attending other colleges and universities.”To ApplyThe next application deadline is April 4, 2019, and the $250 application fee will be waived for all Chicago Booth Scholars applicants. One advantage of the program is that it lets college students complete the MBA admissions process—including taking the GMAT or GRE—while they are still in test-taking mode and before they enter the busy working world.You can learn more about the expanding Chicago Booth Scholars program here.This article has been edited and republished with permissions from Clear Admit. Chicago Booth Expands Deferred Admission MBA Program to All Students Last Updated Oct 11, 2018 by Kelly VoFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail regions: Chicagocenter_img RelatedTop Deferred Enrollment MBA Programs Geared Toward Younger CandidatesMost of the time, full-time MBA programs require work experience and, overall, class averages of professional experience are close to five years. Rarely are programs open to younger candidates who are still pursuing their undergraduate degrees. However, that all changes when it comes to deferred enrollment programs. These programs guarantee…March 7, 2019In “Advice”New Scholarships Available For Chicago Booth Weekend MBAsLooking for some extra help as you try to pay your way through a part-time MBA program in the Chicago Metro? The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business is launching an MBA scholarship program to help professionals working in the nonprofit and government sectors with their financial aid needs.…January 19, 2016In “Featured Region”Chicago Booth Gears Up to Welcome Summer Business ScholarsThis post has been republished in its entirety from original source clearadmit.com. Want to test drive an MBA? The University of Chicago Booth School of Business provides an opportunity to do just that through its Summer Business Scholars Program (SBSP). This unique program convenes participants from around the globe on Booth’s…July 10, 2015In “Featured Home” About the AuthorKelly Vo    Kelly Vo is a writer who specializes in covering MBA programs, digital marketing, and personal development.View more posts by Kelly Vo last_img

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